Union City, GA Criminal and Public Records

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Union City Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2014)

  • Population: 35th
  • Violent Crimes: 10th (12th per 100k)
  • Murder: 6th (3rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 12th (28th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 14th (26th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 10th (6th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 15th (16th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 11th (13th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 17th (30th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 6th (4th per 100k)

Nationwide (2014)

  • Population: 1,865th
  • Violent Crimes: 350th (156th per 100k)
  • Murder: 64th (147th per 100k)
  • Rape: 167th (750th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 352nd (475th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 224th (40th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 540th (127th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 391st (132nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 607th (258th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 270th (30th per 100k)
  • Arson: 119th (815th per 100k)

In Fulton County (2014)

  • Population: 8th
  • Violent Crimes: 4th (3rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (3rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (3rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 4th (3rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (3rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (3rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (4th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 4th (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 20,805
  • Households: 7,673
  • Median Income: $34,966
  • Land Area: 19.609 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.172 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Union City, GA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2013 2014
Murder 3 6
Rape 7 13
Agg. Assault 79 128
Robbery 116 116
Burglary 409 399
Vehicle Thefts 211 232
Arson 5 0

Violent Crimes in Union City, GA in 2014

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 6
Rape 13
Aggravated Assault 128
Robbery 116

Property Crimes in Union City, GA in 2014

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 399
Larceny 1112
Motor Vehicle Theft 232
Arson 0

Violent Crimes in Union City, GA

Year Violent Crimes
2007 219
2008 300
2009 267
2010 347
2011 141
2012 166
2013 205
2014 263

Property Crimes in Union City, GA

Year Property Crimes
2007 1680
2008 1705
2009 1412
2010 1404
2011 1490
2012 1642
2013 1803
2014 1743

Georgia Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2014 in Union City, GA included 263 violent crimes and 1743 property crimes. The 263 violent crimes included: 6 murders, 128 aggravated assaults, 13 forcible rapes, and 116 robberies. The 1743 property crimes included: 232 motor vehicle thefts, 399 burglaries, 0 counts of arson, and 1112 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Union City, GA which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

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

Looking for information on a specific individual in Union City, GA? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Union City or in the greater Union City, GA metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.


Violent Crimes in the state of Georgia

Year Violent Crimes
2006 44106
2007 47075
2008 46384
2009 41880
2010 39072
2011 36634
2012 37591
2013 36541
2014 38097
2015 38643

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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