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Athens-clarke County, GA | Crime Rates

Athens-clarke County is a region located in GA, and has a population of 117,114. This region is policed by ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY PD.

Athens-clarke County has an overall crime rate of 6,484 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Athens-clarke County is 1 in 15 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Athens-clarke County for the previous 2 years was 6,911 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Athens-clarke County has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Athens-clarke County USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 6,484 4,506
Murder Rate 5.1 6
Robbery Rate 113 148
Rape Rate 26 30
Assault Rate 2,180 644
Burglary Rate 1,160 726
Forced Entry Rate 719 417
Larceny Rate 2,795 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 206 362

Policing Statistics

Athens-clarke County USA
Overall Clearance 36% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 65% 52%
Rape Clearance 65% 38%
Robbery Clearance 46% 23%
Burglary Clearance 13% 12%
Larceny Clearance 24% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 24% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 0 sex offender(s) in Athens-clarke County. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 0 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Athens-clarke County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Georgia see,2096,67862954_87983024,00.html

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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