Jonesboro, GA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
273
Total Crimes
5,735.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
123.30%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Jonesboro, GA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Jonesboro is 5,735.3 per 100,000 people. That's 123.30% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 97.75% higher than the Georgia total crime rate of 2,900.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Jonesboro SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
6

How Does Jonesboro Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Jonesboro
/ 100k People
Georgia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 273 5,735.3 2,900.3 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 7 147.1 78.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 14 294.1 216.6 246.8
Violent Crime 22 462.2 326.6 368.9
Burglary 14 294.1 431.3 376.0
Larceny 219 4,600.8 1,907.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 18 378.2 235.4 228.9
Property Crime 251 5,273.1 2,573.7 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Jonesboro

22
Violent Crimes
462.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
25.29%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 216.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Jonesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 306.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Jonesboro is 462.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 25.29% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 41.52% higher than the Georgia violent crime rate of 326.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Jonesboro

251
Property Crimes
5,273.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
139.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 19.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Jonesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Jonesboro is 5,273.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 139.74% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 104.89% higher than the Georgia property crime rate of 2,573.7 per 100,000 people.

Jonesboro Crime Compared To Georgia Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Georgia.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Jonesboro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Atlanta, GA 496,106 26,905 5,423.2 4,654.4 768.8
Decatur, GA 24,491 617 2,519.3 2,351.9 167.4
Forest Park, GA 20,024 1,096 5,473.4 4,804.2 669.2
Fayetteville, GA 18,042 496 2,749.1 2,588.4 160.7
Morrow, GA 7,632 794 10,403.6 9,958.1 445.5
Tyrone, GA 7,390 109 1,475.0 1,461.4 13.5
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