The 10 safest communities in Metro Atlanta

by Peter Thomas Ricci

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Ball Ground in Cherokee County is the safest community in Metro Atlanta, according to a new analysis from Niche.

With low rates of assault, murder, robbery, burglary, vehicle theft, and larceny, Ball Ground was rated highly in all measures of Niche’s study, which analyzed data from the FBI and U.S. census.

Below, we’ve spotlighted specific crime stats for Metro Atlanta’s 10 safest communities. Two things we should note: first, all the below rates are per 100,000 residents; and second, we opted not to include the areas’ murder rates, as they were all either at or near 0 per 100,000.

Town Assault Rate Robbery Rate Burglary Rate Larcenty Rate
Ball Ground 10 0 118 939
Milton 14 1 134 905
Senoia 7 0 153 704
Flowery Branch 4 12 133 1085
Johns Creek 20 10 122 575
Tyrone 18 11 271 1018
Peachtree City 20 15 76 1072
Grantville 67 0 732 796
Holly Springs 68 8 197 1279
Chattahoochee Hills 201 0 778 1430