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Metro Atlanta’s 10 safest suburbs in 2016

by Peter Thomas Ricci

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Johns Creek is the safest community in the Metro Atlanta area, according to a ranking from SafeWise.

Basing its analysis on FBI statistics of violent and property crime, along with research on local initiatives in public safety, public health and educational offerings, SafeWise ranked Johns Creek at No. 1 with only 0.33 violent crimes per 1,000 people and 7.05 property crimes per 1,000. Following closely behind were Milton and Flowery Branch at No. 2 and 3.


The Johns Creek luxury market has slowed in 2016. Click here to read our coverage on the market.

Below, our chart breaks down the position of those 16 areas, along with their local crime stats:

Town Violent Crimes per 1,000 Property Crimes per 1,000
Johns Creek 0.33 7.05
Milton 0.19 9.94
Flowery Branch 0.00 12.14
Peachtree City 0.29 12.66
Tyrone 0.28 13.23
Braselton 1.11 13.51
Auburn 2.22 14.3
Kennesaw 1.14 15.66
Holly Springs 1.01 17.73
Roswell 1.15 18.76

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