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


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

Crime rate in Roswell, GA

The 2018 crime rate in Roswell, GA is 115 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 46.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Roswell crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Roswell has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Roswell, GA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Roswell:

114.5
Alpharetta:

98.6
Dunwoody:

219.1
Sandy Springs:

121.6
Milton:

54.7
Johns Creek:

43.0
Doraville:

424.9
Norcross:

301.2
Chamblee:

306.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Roswell by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.3)
1
(1.1)
5
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.0)
3
(3.1)
1
(1.0)
2
(2.1)
2
(2.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(13.5)
17
(19.1)
14
(15.9)
11
(12.4)
16
(18.7)
11
(12.3)
7
(7.6)
17
(17.8)
10
(10.5)
10
(10.5)
23
(24.0)
15
(15.7)
18
(18.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
93
(104.9)
107
(120.4)
99
(112.4)
73
(82.6)
65
(76.1)
32
(35.8)
63
(68.4)
72
(75.5)
53
(55.6)
57
(59.7)
42
(43.9)
32
(33.5)
39
(40.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
73
(82.3)
65
(73.1)
60
(68.1)
74
(83.7)
50
(58.5)
29
(32.4)
61
(66.2)
54
(56.6)
44
(46.1)
51
(53.4)
76
(79.4)
59
(61.7)
69
(72.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
445
(501.8)
499
(561.4)
528
(599.5)
584
(660.9)
429
(502.0)
404
(451.4)
399
(433.0)
476
(499.1)
372
(390.0)
261
(273.4)
228
(238.3)
229
(239.5)
174
(181.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,586
(1,788)
1,612
(1,814)
1,807
(2,052)
1,642
(1,858)
1,334
(1,561)
1,262
(1,410)
1,228
(1,333)
1,556
(1,631)
1,328
(1,392)
1,335
(1,399)
1,391
(1,454)
1,278
(1,337)
1,215
(1,270)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
187
(210.9)
150
(168.8)
144
(163.5)
123
(139.2)
99
(115.8)
61
(68.1)
94
(102.0)
75
(78.6)
89
(93.3)
72
(75.4)
83
(86.7)
109
(114.0)
111
(116.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
5
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(3.3)
N/A7
(7.3)
6
(6.3)
12
(12.5)
1
(1.0)
1
(1.0)
City-Data.com crime index182.3195.9199.5194.5156.3120.5133.8156.8131.0120.2134.2118.5114.5

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Roswell, Georgia as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Roswell is 2,923 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Roswell:

75.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Roswell:

67.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Roswell:

89.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Roswell:

69.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Roswell:

67.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Roswell:

86.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Roswell:

77.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Roswell:

46.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Roswell:

86.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Roswell:

106.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Roswell:

108.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Roswell:

120.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Roswell:

107.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Roswell:

87.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Roswell:

99.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Roswell:

122.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Roswell:

117.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Roswell:

131.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Roswell:

133.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Roswell:

135.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Roswell:

161.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Roswell:

193.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Roswell:

168.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Roswell:

171.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Roswell:

195.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Roswell:

246.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Roswell:

247.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Roswell:

228.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Roswell:

221.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Roswell:

229.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Roswell:

212.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Roswell:

168.9
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: 175 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Georgia average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 185 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Georgia average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 196 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Georgia average:

3.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 194 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Georgia average:

3.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 201 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Georgia average:

3.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 204 (146 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Georgia average:

3.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 205 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Georgia average:

4.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 206 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Georgia average:

3.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 195 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Georgia average:

3.93

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 186 (126 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Georgia average:

3.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 194 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Georgia average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 195 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Georgia average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 175 (121 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Georgia average:

2.62

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

Zip codes: 30075.