Fulton County, located in Georgia, is renowned for its justice and security, health and human services, regional leadership, infrastructure and economic development, and arts and libraries. The Crime Grade crime map displays the safest areas of Fulton County in green. Areas with higher crime rates are marked in red, while moderately safe areas are marked in yellow. The crime rates on the map are weighted according to the type and severity of the crime. South Fulton has a higher-than-average chance of being a victim of a property crime compared to other communities of all population sizes in the United States.
The red areas on the crime rate map don't always indicate danger to Fulton County residents who live there. Major airports, of which Fulton County has 0, often appear to have high crime rates due to the large number of people and the low population nearby. Fulton County is in the 13th percentile for safety, meaning that 87% of counties are safer and 13% of counties are more dangerous. Your chance of being a victim of crime in Fulton County can range from 1 in 6 in neighborhoods in the southeast to 1 in 36 in the northern part of the county. All crime rates are shown as the number of crimes per 1,000 residents of Fulton County in a standard year. When NeighborhoodScout compared South Fulton to communities with similar population sizes, its crime rate per thousand residents was found to be higher than most.
In comparison to South Fulton and other communities with a similar population, its crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is much higher than average. Overall, Fulton County's crime rate is higher than both the state of Georgia average and the national average.