Norcross, GA
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With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Norcross 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 23. Within Georgia, more than 78% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Norcross.

Importantly, when you compare Norcross to other communities of similar population, then Norcross crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Norcross 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 Norcross 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 Norcross.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Norcross occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Norcross; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 222. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Norcross is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Norcross, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Norcross has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Norcross is one in 241.

Norcross Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Norcross Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

75

638

713

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.51

38.36

42.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norcross 4.51
Georgia 3.78

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 222

in Norcross

1 in 264

in Georgia

Norcross VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,634
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 * 42 28
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.24 2.52 1.68
* 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
Norcross 38.36
Georgia 30.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Norcross

1 in 33

in Georgia

Norcross Property CRIMES

Population: 16,634
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 133 436 69
Rate per 1,000 8.00 26.21 4.15

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

Norcross Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norcross 153
Georgia 30