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


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

Crime rate in Lithonia, GA

The 2017 crime rate in Lithonia, GA is 499 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 95.7% U.S. cities. The 2017 Lithonia crime rate rose by 18% compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Lithonia has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Lithonia, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lithonia:

498.6
Conyers:

451.7
Stone Mountain:

282.1
Pine Lake:

451.9
Avondale Estates:

177.2
Clarkston:

337.6
Snellville:

250.4
Decatur:

176.1
Lilburn:

264.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lithonia by year

Type

2007

2008

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(594.2)
6
(250.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(254.2)
13
(651.0)
4
(198.4)
1
(49.0)
5
(238.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(1,061)
13
(543.7)
8
(410.5)
5
(254.2)
50
(2,504)
9
(446.4)
13
(636.6)
5
(238.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(1,783)
45
(1,882)
44
(2,258)
25
(1,271)
93
(4,657)
15
(744.0)
24
(1,175)
24
(1,144)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(1,995)
68
(2,844)
58
(2,976)
58
(2,949)
274
(13,721)
51
(2,530)
60
(2,938)
55
(2,622)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(976.2)
23
(961.9)
17
(872.2)
4
(203.4)
85
(4,256)
10
(496.0)
21
(1,028)
16
(762.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A1
(51.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index707.1506.5428.9350.31911.4441.0424.1498.6

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 224 registered sex offenders living in Lithonia, Georgia as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lithonia is 10 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2017
Lithonia:

381.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lithonia:

342.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lithonia:

421.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lithonia:

1,577.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lithonia:

254.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lithonia:

205.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lithonia:

397.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lithonia:

870.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lithonia:

197.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Lithonia:

474.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lithonia:

536.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lithonia:

349.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lithonia:

2,255.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Lithonia:

432.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lithonia:

731.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2008
Lithonia:

662.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lithonia:

602.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2002
Lithonia:

537.9
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 2015, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.61
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 9 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 7 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.57
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 12 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Georgia average:

2.76

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

Zip codes: 30058.