Union City, GA
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Union City, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

With a crime rate of 119 per one thousand residents, Union City 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 8. Within Georgia, more than 100% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Union City.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 20,919, Union City has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Union City does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Union City.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Union City 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 Union City.

For Union City, 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 Union City is one in 79.

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 Union City 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.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Union City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Union City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 9, which is a rate of 107 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Union City 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 Union City is one in 57.

Union City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 0% of U.S. Cities

Union City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

264

2,228

2,492

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

12.62

106.51

119.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Union City 12.62
Georgia 3.98

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 79

in Union City

1 in 252

in Georgia

Union City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,919
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 16 * 122 121
Rate per 1,000 0.24 0.76 5.83 5.78
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Union City 106.51
Georgia 30.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 9

in Union City

1 in 33

in Georgia

Union City Property CRIMES

Population: 20,919
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 235 1,625 368
Rate per 1,000 11.23 77.68 17.59

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Union City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Union City 129
Georgia 30