Newnan, GA
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Newnan, GA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

The crime rate in Newnan is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Newnan is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Newnan is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Newnan has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 178.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Newnan experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Newnan's rate for property crime is 28 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 36.

Newnan Crime Data

 

Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Newnan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

210

1,035

1,245

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.63

27.75

33.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newnan 5.63
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 178

in Newnan

1 in 264

in Georgia

Newnan VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,291
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 10 * 29 167
Rate per 1,000 0.11 0.27 0.78 4.48
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Newnan 27.75
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Newnan

1 in 33

in Georgia

Newnan Property CRIMES

Population: 37,291
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 186 807 42
Rate per 1,000 4.99 21.64 1.13

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Newnan Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Newnan 67
Georgia 30