The results are in and four metro Atlanta cities are officially on the short list of the top ten safest cities in the state of Georgia. According to the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Milton (#3), Johns Creek (#4), Duluth (#6) and Roswell (#8) are among the top 10 safest cities in Georgia. 

We’ve broken down their findings for you to include the number of total violent crimes and property crimes as well as the overall violent crime rate and property crime rate per 1,000 people in each Metro Atlanta city that made the list. All data was taken by the National Council for Home Safety and Security from the 2017 FBI Uniform Crime Report Statistics which was recently released. A total of 7,639 cities were factored into this ranking with populations ranging from 7,639 to 4,007,147. However, the National Council for Home Safety and Security eliminated any cities that failed to submit a complete crime report to the FBI and removed cities with populations under 10,000.

3rd Safest City in Georgia - Milton

Total Number of Violent Crimes: 9

Total Number of Property Crimes: 298

Violent Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 0.228

Property Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 7.566


4th Safest City in Georgia - Johns Creek 

Total Number of Violent Crimes: 25

Total Number of Property Crimes: 575

Violent Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 0.294

Property Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 6.761


6th Safest City in Georgia - Duluth

Total Number of Violent Crimes: 33

Total Number of Property Crimes: 557

Violent Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 1.108

Property Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 18.694


8th Safest City in Georgia - Roswell

Total Number of Violent Crimes: 108

Total Number of Property Crimes: 1,616

Violent Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 1.130

Property Crime Rate per 1,000 people: 16.903


Click here to see the full list of the safest cities in Georgia according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security.