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Crime rate in Canton, Georgia (GA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Canton, GA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Canton, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Canton, GA is 136 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 51.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Canton crime rate fell by 34% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Canton has seen decreasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Canton, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Canton:

136.0
Holly Springs:

49.1
Woodstock:

96.9
Ball Ground:

26.1
Milton:

43.4
Nelson:

55.3
Acworth:

138.7
Kennesaw:

119.7
Roswell:

114.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Canton by year

Type

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.5)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.5)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(68.0)
3
(11.8)
3
(12.1)
3
(12.9)
4
(16.9)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.2)
9
(35.6)
14
(53.9)
10
(37.2)
4
(13.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(45.3)
8
(31.5)
5
(20.2)
8
(34.4)
7
(29.6)
11
(45.8)
9
(36.8)
6
(23.8)
13
(50.0)
15
(55.8)
6
(20.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(163.1)
16
(63.1)
9
(36.4)
10
(43.0)
7
(29.6)
11
(45.8)
24
(98.2)
22
(87.1)
35
(134.7)
40
(148.7)
24
(83.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(222.0)
63
(248.3)
51
(206.5)
64
(275.2)
65
(275.1)
59
(245.4)
72
(294.5)
33
(130.6)
51
(196.3)
69
(256.5)
39
(136.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
467
(2,116)
406
(1,600)
394
(1,595)
335
(1,440)
326
(1,380)
326
(1,356)
408
(1,669)
387
(1,532)
523
(2,013)
599
(2,227)
596
(2,078)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
49
(222.0)
17
(67.0)
26
(105.3)
21
(90.3)
24
(101.6)
21
(87.3)
27
(110.4)
23
(91.1)
16
(61.6)
30
(111.5)
33
(115.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index227.6126.2109.8139.1110.9104.6133.4130.8207.3207.0136.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 114 registered sex offenders living in Canton, Georgia as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Canton is 224 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Canton, GA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Canton:

66.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Canton:

154.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Canton:

169.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Canton:

91.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Canton:

75.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Canton:

49.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Canton:

46.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Canton:

77.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Canton:

40.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Canton:

67.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2007
Canton:

181.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2003
Canton:

255.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Canton:

95.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Canton:

148.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Canton:

179.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Canton:

149.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Canton:

116.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Canton:

158.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Canton:

130.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Canton:

139.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Canton:

140.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Canton:

136.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Canton:

139.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2007
Canton:

183.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2003
Canton:

323.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Canton:

346.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 53 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 50 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 40 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 50 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Georgia average:

3.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 48 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 48 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 52 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 46 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.06
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 48 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.32
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 46 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.93
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 43 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.67
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Canton, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 30114, 30115.