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Newnan, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,912 total crimes reported in Newnan, Georgia (1,096 of them violent). Of the 1,191 crimes that happen every year in Newnan, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Newnan, Georgia every 7 hours. This includes 10 murders, 28 rapes, and almost nine thousand thefts (including 683 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Newnan, Georgia for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Newnan has grown by 11%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 34%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Newnan. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Newnan, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends in Newnan, Georgia (1999-2008)

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 cities like Newnan, Georgia (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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