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Union City, Georgia Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,530 total crimes reported in Union City, Georgia (1,169 of them violent). Of the 1,316 crimes that transpire each year in Union City, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Union City, Georgia every 6 hours. This includes 8 murders, 21 rapes, and close to eight thousand thefts (including 1,681 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Union City, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Union City, Georgia for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Union City has climbed by 63 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 48 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Union City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two thousand for Union City, Georgia in 2009.

Crime Trends Union City, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

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 Union City, Georgia (1999-2003, 2005, 2007-2008)

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

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