Alpharetta, GA Criminal and Public Records

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About Alpharetta

Alpharetta is located in Fulton County, with a population of 63,693. This makes it the 10th most populous city in Georgia. It has an average income of $92,839.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 31 reported major violent crimes (0.000481 per person) and 1,243 reported major property crimes in Alpharetta (0.019296 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Alpharetta.

Crime Rates Compared to Georgia

When it comes to major violent crimes, Alpharetta has 0.000481 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.003783 violent crimes per person statewide.

Alpharetta has 0.019296 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.030223 per person statewide.


Alpharetta Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 10th
  • Violent Crimes: 66th (195th per 100k)
  • Murder: 11th (62nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 19th (119th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 60th (189th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 42nd (137th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 21st (164th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 41st (193rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 18th (150th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 36th (174th per 100k)
  • Arson: 10th (44th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 548th
  • Violent Crimes: 602nd (4,300th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (401st per 100k)
  • Rape: 188th (1,379th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 473rd (3,769th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 328th (1,670th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 748th (4,047th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 602nd (4,327th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 625th (3,317th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 482nd (2,721st per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (772nd per 100k)

In Fulton County (2015)

  • Population: 5th
  • Violent Crimes: 9th (9th per 100k)
  • Murder: 6th (8th per 100k)
  • Rape: 7th (8th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 9th (9th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 8th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 6th (8th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 7th (9th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (8th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 8th (9th per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (7th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 63,693
  • Households: 22,824
  • Median Income: $92,839
  • Land Area: 26.899 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.369 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Alpharetta, GA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 3 3
Agg. Assault 14 13
Robbery 21 14
Burglary 150 126
Vehicle Thefts 34 34
Arson 0 4

Violent Crimes in Alpharetta, GA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 3
Aggravated Assault 13
Robbery 14

Property Crimes in Alpharetta, GA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 126
Larceny 1083
Motor Vehicle Theft 34
Arson 4

Agg. Assault in Alpharetta, GA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 66
2007 95
2008 60
2009 28
2010 23
2011 28
2012 17
2013 20
2014 14
2015 13

Murder in Alpharetta, GA

Year Murder
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 1
2012 1
2013 2
2014 0
2015 1

Georgia Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Alpharetta is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 38097 38643
Murder 580 615
Rape 5207 5520
Agg. Assault 22052 22557
Robbery 12417 12247
Property Crimes 331316 308723
Burglary 76428 66374
Larceny 228034 215867
Vehicle Thefts 26854 26482
Arson 0 0

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Alpharetta compares to the rest of Georgia or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Alpharetta is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Georgia or nationwide.


Agg. Assault in the state of Georgia

Year Agg. Assault
2006 25824
2007 26839
2008 26196
2009 24410
2010 24048
2011 21879
2012 22423
2013 20915
2014 22052
2015 22557

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