Villa Rica, GA
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Villa Rica, GA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Villa Rica 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 22. Within Georgia, more than 82% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Villa Rica.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Villa Rica 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 Villa Rica; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 261. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Villa Rica is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Villa Rica, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

Villa Rica Crime Data

 
Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Villa Rica Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

630

687

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.82

42.27

46.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Villa Rica 3.82
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 261

in Villa Rica

1 in 264

in Georgia
Villa Rica VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,904
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 * 7 43
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.47 0.47 2.89
* 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
Villa Rica 42.27
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Villa Rica

1 in 33

in Georgia
Villa Rica Property CRIMES
Population: 14,904
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 59 545 26
Rate per 1,000 3.96 36.57 1.74
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

Villa Rica Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Villa Rica 48
Georgia 30