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Cartersville, Georgia Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Cartersville, Georgia. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Cartersville compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Cartersville, Georgia, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,355 total crimes reported in Cartersville, Georgia (750 of them violent). Of the 1,294 crimes that transpire each year in Cartersville, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cartersville, Georgia every 6 hours. This includes 12 murders, 66 rapes, and close to eight thousand thefts (including 994 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Cartersville, Georgia (1999, 2001-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Cartersville, Georgia for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Cartersville has climbed by 16 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 3 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Cartersville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Cartersville, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends Cartersville, Georgia (1999, 2001-2003, 2005-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Cartersville, Georgia (1999, 2001-2003, 2005-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Cartersville, Georgia law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Cartersville 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.