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FORSYTH County, GA | Crime Rates

FORSYTH is a county located in GA, and has a population of 172,321. This region is policed by FORSYTH COUNTY.

FORSYTH County has an overall crime rate of 1,534 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in FORSYTH County is 1 in 65 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for FORSYTH County for the previous 2 years was 1,543 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for FORSYTH 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) FORSYTH USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 1,534 4,506
Murder Rate 1.1 6
Robbery Rate 8 148
Rape Rate 13 30
Assault Rate 447 644
Burglary Rate 254 726
Forced Entry Rate 5 417
Larceny Rate 774 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 38 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 47% 28%
Homicide Clearance 100% 56%
Assault Clearance 85% 52%
Rape Clearance 54% 38%
Robbery Clearance 100% 23%
Burglary Clearance 21% 12%
Larceny Clearance 33% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 21% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 30 sex offender(s) in FORSYTH County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 17 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in FORSYTH 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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