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Safest cities in georgia

Safest cities in georgia

Safest cities in georgia

Millions of people around the world are packing their bags and leaving home in search of zen. A major study called the Global Peace Index rates peace in 167 countries. According to the index, Greece, the United States, and Canada are the world's most peaceful countries. Other nations with a significantly high score include Iceland, New Zealand, and Slovenia.

Georgia

Georgia is in the middle-of-the-pack in terms of crime compared to the rest of the U.S.: the state’s violent crime rate of 3.26 per 1,000 is around 12% lower than the national rate, though its property crime rate of 25.74 per 1,000 is 17% above national levels. While Georgia’s statewide crime rates are a mixed bag, the Peach State’s 5 safest cities earned remarkably low crime rates in 2018. Let’s take a closer look. Although Georgia has higher-than-average rates of violent crimes, the fifty cities on this list have at least 40% fewer violent crimes than the national average. The three safest cities have over 90% fewer crimes than the national rate! There were zero homicides in thirty-six of these fifty cities—including Johns Creek, Dunwoody, Thomasville, Kennesaw, and Pooler. Even when including other violent crimes, on average these cities had fewer than three violent crimes per 1,000 people. The small city of Holly Springs in Cherokee County earns the title of Georgia’s safest. Holly Springs violent crime rate of 1.03 per 1K and property crime rate of 12.36 per 1K are considerably below both national and stConsidering a move to the Peach State with your family? For peace of mind, you’ll likely want to move to a community with low crime rates and an effective police force.

We’ve made the search easier for you by giving all Georgia’s cities with a population over 10,000 a Safety Index score based on violent crime rate, property crime rate, and the ratio of law enforcement employees to residents. Let’s take a closer look at Georgia’s five safest cities, which are uniformly located in the upper half of the state. (Source:Peachtree City earns Georgia’s #2 spot. The Fayette County community of 35,300 recorded a mere 14 violent crimes in 2017 for a very low rate of 0.4 per 1,000, making it a great place to raise a family without fear of incident. Milton, Georgia comes in at #1 on the list for 2021 as the safest city in Georgia. One of the main factors contributing to this statistic is because Milton saw violent crime rates under one per 1,000 people for the third straight year. Click here for more information about this Georgia city. (Source: www.onlyinyourstate.com)

 

 

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