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Newnan, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2022 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2023 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2023 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 32 per one thousand residents, Newnan has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 31. Within Georgia, more than 86% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Newnan. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Newnan to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

Importantly, when you compare Newnan to other communities of similar population, then Newnan crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Newnan does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Newnan does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Newnan.

For Newnan, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Newnan is one in 83.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Newnan's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Newnan a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Newnan is one in 50.

Newnan Crime Data

total Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Newnan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

533

896

1,429

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.98

20.14

32.12

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
11.98
3.67
National Median: 4
    Newnan
    Georgia

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 83

in Newnan

1 in 272

in Georgia

Newnan Violent Crimes

Population: 44,485
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 24 15 494
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.54 0.34 11.10

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,156 133,294 220,450 893,980
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 0.66 2.68

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
20.14
16.91
National Median: 20
    Newnan
    Georgia

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Newnan

1 in 59

in Georgia

Property Crimes

Population: 44,485
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 90 732 74
Rate per 1,000 2.02 16.45 1.66

United States Property Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,293 4,672,363 942,173
Rate per 1,000 2.70 14.02 2.83

Newnan Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
77
19
National Median: 27.0
    Newnan
    Georgia