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


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

Crime rate in East Point, GA

The 2018 crime rate in East Point, GA is 953 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.5 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 99.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 East Point crime rate fell by 1% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 5 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years East Point has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous East Point, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
East Point:

953.0
College Park:

725.4
Hapeville:

731.8
Forest Park:

441.8
Atlanta:

469.0
Lake City:

234.4
Riverdale:

501.1
Union City:

888.4
Morrow:

546.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in East Point by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(16.7)
6
(14.1)
6
(13.9)
6
(13.7)
7
(16.5)
3
(8.8)
12
(34.1)
12
(33.2)
6
(16.7)
4
(11.1)
10
(27.9)
8
(22.4)
5
(14.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(33.3)
14
(32.9)
11
(25.4)
21
(48.0)
15
(35.5)
9
(26.3)
13
(37.0)
12
(33.2)
20
(55.7)
18
(50.1)
15
(41.9)
23
(64.4)
23
(64.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
203
(483.5)
211
(496.5)
241
(557.2)
253
(578.2)
205
(484.5)
236
(690.9)
268
(762.3)
252
(696.7)
273
(759.8)
219
(610.1)
224
(625.9)
222
(621.2)
175
(493.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
189
(450.2)
214
(503.6)
162
(374.5)
153
(349.7)
132
(312.0)
146
(427.5)
128
(364.1)
144
(398.1)
165
(459.2)
166
(462.4)
173
(483.4)
214
(598.8)
238
(670.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
816
(1,944)
855
(2,012)
952
(2,201)
1,113
(2,544)
1,228
(2,902)
1,163
(3,405)
1,029
(2,927)
938
(2,593)
935
(2,602)
808
(2,251)
637
(1,780)
483
(1,351)
531
(1,496)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,533
(3,651)
1,488
(3,501)
1,722
(3,981)
1,827
(4,176)
1,955
(4,621)
1,799
(5,267)
2,018
(5,740)
2,221
(6,140)
2,275
(6,332)
2,342
(6,524)
2,474
(6,912)
3,160
(8,842)
3,145
(8,863)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
454
(1,081)
363
(854.2)
470
(1,087)
437
(998.8)
461
(1,090)
575
(1,683)
772
(2,196)
746
(2,062)
546
(1,520)
666
(1,855)
582
(1,626)
493
(1,379)
584
(1,646)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A6
(14.2)
1
(2.9)
3
(8.5)
N/A2
(5.6)
3
(8.4)
3
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index663.7653.5690.4734.2744.3915.11009.6973.6954.7904.8905.0961.0953.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 105 registered sex offenders living in East Point, Georgia as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Point is 347 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


When are crimes committed in East Point, GA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
East Point:

674.9
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
East Point:

719.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
East Point:

652.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
East Point:

608.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
East Point:

698.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
East Point:

646.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
East Point:

668.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
East Point:

603.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
East Point:

466.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
East Point:

539.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
East Point:

519.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
East Point:

561.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
East Point:

533.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
East Point:

511.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
East Point:

386.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
East Point:

348.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
East Point:

373.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
East Point:

989.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
East Point:

919.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
East Point:

945.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
East Point:

1,054.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
East Point:

1,065.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
East Point:

1,135.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
East Point:

1,201.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
East Point:

1,196.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
East Point:

974.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
East Point:

867.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
East Point:

802.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
East Point:

705.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
East Point:

733.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
East Point:

704.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
East Point:

580.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
East Point:

644.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
East Point:

543.5
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: 114 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 127 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 154 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 146 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 156 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.15
Georgia average:

3.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 163 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 163 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.45
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 163 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 155 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 181 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.05
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 176 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 175 (121 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 139 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 159 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in East Point, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 30344.