Study Ranks Safest Cities in Georgia for 2016

Study Ranks Safest Cities in Georgia for 2016

On the list of  requirements for relocators considering where to live in Georgia, safety typically tops the list. Home security comparison website Credit Donkey has ranked the top fifty safest cities in the Peach state to help narrow down your search.

According to the site, Credit Donkey created the list from the FBI's 2014 Uniform Crime Report Data to analyze crime data for all of Georgia's cities with a population of 2,500 or more, considering both violent and property crimes. To finalize the rankings, the site examined violent crimes and property crimes per 1,000 residents.

Northern Fulton County cities Johns Creek (No. 3) and Milton (No. 5) took the top spots for metro Atlanta area cities.

Organized by county, we've compiled below the metro Atlanta area cities and their rankings. Click here to view the full list.


32. Adairsville



17. Kennesaw
38. Acworth
50. Smyrna


19. Holly Springs
30. Canton
33. Woodstock



46. Brookhaven
48. Decatur



8. Peachtree City
11. Tyrone
37. Fayetteville


3. John's Creek
5. Milton
26. Alpharetta
27. Roswell
34. Palmetto
42. Sandy Springs
47. Chattahoochee Hills



13. Braselton
18. Auburn
29. Duluth
31. Loganville
35. Suwanee


6. Flowery Branch



44. Dallas