Add It Up - Tracking crime

How does Atlanta rank?

Most recent year in which violent crime in Atlanta was as low as it was in 2005, according to a city of Atlanta press release: 1969

Percent decrease in violent crime in the city of Atlanta from 2004 to 2005: 9

Of the 20 U.S. cities with the highest number of violent crimes in 2005, the number that saw a greater decrease from 2004 than Atlanta: 0

Atlanta's rank when it comes to the 20 cities with the highest number of violent crimes in 2005: 18

Atlanta's rank among those cities in 2004: 13

Atlanta's rank in 2005 when considering violent crimes per capita: 5

New York's rank among the cities with the most violent crimes in 2005: 1

New York's rank, per capita: 19

Number of people murdered in Atlanta in 2005: 90

Number of people killed in traffic accidents in Atlanta in 2005: 60

Sources: Office of Mayor Shirley Franklin, FBI's Annual Preliminary Uniform Crime Report, Georgia Department of Transportation