Royston, GA
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The crime rate in Royston is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Royston is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Royston is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Georgia, Royston has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Royston 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 Royston; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 257. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Royston's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Royston 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 Royston is one in 32.

Royston Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Royston Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

80

90

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.89

31.08

34.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Royston 3.89
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 257

in Royston

1 in 264

in Georgia
Royston VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,574
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Royston 31.08
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Royston

1 in 33

in Georgia
Royston Property CRIMES
Population: 2,574
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Royston Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Royston 26
Georgia 30