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


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

Crime rate in Blue Ridge, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Blue Ridge, GA is 152 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 57.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Blue Ridge crime rate fell by 36% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Blue Ridge has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Blue Ridge, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Blue Ridge:

152.3
McCaysville:

244.1
Copperhill:

142.4
Ellijay:

102.8
East Ellijay:

1,310.6
Blairsville:

39.3
Murphy:

643.9
Eton:

61.1
Chatsworth:

55.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Blue Ridge by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(214.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(1,073)
3
(237.7)
1
(79.4)
7
(544.3)
8
(571.4)
4
(282.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(2,222)
5
(396.2)
34
(2,701)
3
(233.3)
4
(285.7)
4
(282.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(3,295)
18
(1,426)
75
(5,957)
6
(466.6)
12
(857.1)
23
(1,622)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(766.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.4)
1
(77.8)
1
(71.4)
2
(141.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index563.2132.3449.6150.1238.6152.3

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 35 registered sex offenders living in Blue Ridge, Georgia as of May 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blue Ridge is 43 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Blue Ridge:

141.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Blue Ridge:

392.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Blue Ridge:

272.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Blue Ridge:

39.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Blue Ridge:

118.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Blue Ridge:

536.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2002
Blue Ridge:

18.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Blue Ridge:

158.7
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Blue Ridge:

110.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Blue Ridge:

81.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2014
Blue Ridge:

849.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Blue Ridge:

150.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Blue Ridge:

724.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2002
Blue Ridge:

102.1
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 2019, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.17
Georgia average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.64
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.71
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.35
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.90
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.61
Georgia average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.61
Georgia average:

2.76

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Blue Ridge, GA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 30513.