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


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

Crime rate in Kennesaw, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Kennesaw, GA is 120 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Kennesaw crime rate fell by 15% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Kennesaw has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Kennesaw, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Kennesaw:

119.7
Acworth:

138.7
Marietta:

264.6
Woodstock:

96.9
Emerson:

337.9
Powder Springs:

129.9
Holly Springs:

49.1
Smyrna:

176.3
Hiram:

391.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Kennesaw by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.1)
2
(6.0)
3
(9.1)
2
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
6
(18.2)
7
(20.5)
17
(49.8)
16
(45.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(24.8)
10
(30.6)
13
(39.1)
8
(24.2)
5
(15.0)
6
(19.9)
9
(29.5)
7
(22.4)
11
(33.9)
20
(60.7)
16
(46.8)
19
(55.6)
11
(31.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(95.8)
21
(64.3)
16
(48.2)
19
(57.5)
13
(38.9)
15
(49.7)
20
(65.5)
27
(86.3)
23
(70.9)
28
(85.0)
43
(125.7)
36
(105.4)
30
(85.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
91
(322.8)
94
(288.0)
118
(355.2)
107
(323.7)
110
(329.4)
121
(401.0)
105
(344.1)
72
(230.1)
77
(237.4)
100
(303.6)
103
(301.1)
49
(143.5)
41
(117.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
398
(1,412)
413
(1,265)
409
(1,231)
469
(1,419)
394
(1,180)
425
(1,408)
369
(1,209)
415
(1,326)
405
(1,249)
426
(1,293)
479
(1,400)
408
(1,195)
354
(1,014)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(198.7)
37
(113.3)
28
(84.3)
33
(99.8)
22
(65.9)
25
(82.9)
25
(81.9)
16
(51.1)
26
(80.2)
24
(72.9)
25
(73.1)
23
(67.3)
33
(94.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index121.6112.9107.0113.492.6106.9103.697.2108.5128.6138.5140.8119.7

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 54 registered sex offenders living in Kennesaw, Georgia as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kennesaw is 621 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Kennesaw, GA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Kennesaw:

104.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Kennesaw:

130.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Kennesaw:

106.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Kennesaw:

91.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Kennesaw:

64.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Kennesaw:

54.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Kennesaw:

50.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Kennesaw:

34.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Kennesaw:

32.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Kennesaw:

49.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Kennesaw:

49.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Kennesaw:

59.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Kennesaw:

60.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Kennesaw:

52.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Kennesaw:

49.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Kennesaw:

56.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Kennesaw:

88.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Kennesaw:

98.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Kennesaw:

141.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Kennesaw:

136.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Kennesaw:

122.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Kennesaw:

120.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Kennesaw:

141.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Kennesaw:

163.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Kennesaw:

134.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Kennesaw:

150.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Kennesaw:

145.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Kennesaw:

137.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2005
Kennesaw:

165.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Kennesaw:

163.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Kennesaw:

179.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Kennesaw:

154.9
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: 73 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 67 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 75 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 70 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 64 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 66 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Georgia average:

3.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 81 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 69 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 66 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 68 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Georgia average:

2.76

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

Zip codes: 30144.