At Protect America, we’ve put together a list of the 10 cities in Georgia with the lowest burglary rates.

We call these cities “Burglary Safe Zones.” We’ve also made a list of the 10 cities in Georgia with the highest burglary rates. We call these cities “Burglary Hot Spots.”

Our lists are based on data from the recent FBI Uniform Crime Report. We only counted cities that submitted burglary data.


2016 Georgia Burglary Safe Zones

  1. Avondale Estates
    • Population 2861, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Avondale Estates is the location of the first Waffle House.
  2. Midway
    • Population 2,107, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Midway was incorporated in 1925.
  3. Senoia
    • Population 4,124, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: Driving Miss Daisy was filmed in Senoia.
  4. Davisboro
    • Population 14,751, Burglaries 347
    • Town trivia: College Park is home to rapper Ludacris.
  5. Enigma
    • Population 1263, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Enigma was given that name because “It was a puzzle what to name it anyway.”
  6. Johns Creek
    • Population 84,655, Burglaries 71
    • Town trivia: Johns Creek is the 13th highest-earning city in the US, according to Money magazine.
  7. Franklin Springs
    • Population 1,191, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Franklin Springs is home to Emmanuel College.
  8. Winterville
    • Population 1163, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Winterville is the only town entirely within Athens-Clarke County.
  9. Cave Spring
    • Population 1,157, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Cave Spring is home to the Georgia School for the Deaf.
  10. Oxford
    • Population 2,294, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: The opening credits for “The Dukes of Hazard” were filmed in Oxford.

2016 Georgia Burglary Hot Spots

  1. College Park
    • Population 14,751, Burglaries 347
    • Town trivia: College Park is home to rapper Ludacris.
  2. Rochelle
    • Population 1,108, Burglaries 26
    • Town trivia: Rochelle was named for La Rochelle, France.
  3. Rockmart
    • Population 4,282, Burglaries 100
    • Town trivia: Rockmart’s motto is “Where Past & Present Stroll Side by Side.”
  4. East Point
    • Population 35,898, Burglaries 808
    • Town trivia: East Point is named for being the easternmost point of the Atlanta and West Point railroad.
  5. Alma
    • Population 3,528, Burglaries 77
    • Town trivia: Alma is Georgia’s blueberry capital.
  6. West Point
    • Population 3,852, Burglaries 79
    • Town trivia: West Point is named for being the most western point of the Chattahoochee River.
  7. Homerville
    • Population 2,453, Burglaries 49
    • Town trivia: Homerville was incorporated in 1869.
  8. Woodbury
    • Population 902, Burglaries 18
    • Town trivia: Woodbury is featured in “The Walking Dead” TV series.
  9. Helen
    • Population 529, Burglaries 10
    • Town trivia: Helen is a replica of a Bavarian alpine town.
  10. Monroe
    • Population 13,764, Burglaries 254
    • Town trivia: Monroe was originally a cotton mill town.

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