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Bartow County, Georgia Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Bartow County, Georgia. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Bartow County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Bartow County, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 22,353 total crimes reported in Bartow County, Georgia (1,491 of them violent). Of the 2,484 crimes that happen every year in Bartow County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Bartow County, Georgia every 3 hours. This includes 12 murders, 115 rapes, and greater than sixteen thousand thefts (including 2,045 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Bartow County, Georgia (1999, 2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Bartow County, Georgia for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Bartow County has grown by 35%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 25%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 9 years in Bartow County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost four thousand for Bartow County, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Bartow County, Georgia (1999, 2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Bartow County, Georgia (1999, 2001-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Bartow County, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Bartow County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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