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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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

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 32 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 31. 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 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes. 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 80.

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 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 51.

Newnan Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Newnan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

532

837

1,369

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

12.50

19.67

32.17

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
12.5
4.0
National Median: 4
    Newnan
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 80

in Newnan

1 in 250

in Georgia

Newnan VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 42,549
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 6 33 27 466
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.78 0.63 10.95

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
19.67
20.07
National Median: 19
    Newnan
    Georgia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in Newnan

1 in 50

in Georgia

Newnan Property CRIMES

Population: 42,549
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 89 682 66
Rate per 1,000 2.09 16.03 1.55

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Newnan Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
73
22
National Median: 26.9
    Newnan
    Georgia