Information about Snellville, Georgia:

Snellville, Georgia is a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, that is in Gwinnett County. The population during the 2010 census was 18,242 and by 2016 the population was estimated to be 19,733.

In 2017, Snellville ranked #18 out of 110 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in Georgia, #24 of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Buy a House in Georgia,” #28 of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #33 of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in Atlanta.”

Snellville, Georgia has a livability score of 72, higher than the state average of 67 and the national average of 66. On a letter scale, Snellville would receive a grade of “A” in amenities, education, and weather; a “C” in cost of living; grade of “D” in housing and crime; and an “F” in employment.

Mayor Tom Watts was the Mayor of Snellville, Georgia and his term was to end in 2019; however, he is currently under indictment on 66 charges, 65 of which are felonies and include tax evasion and theft.

The Mayor Pro Tem is Barbara Bender who can be reached at 770-235-9006 or at BBender@snellville.org.
Snellville City Hall
2342 Oak Road
Snellville, GA 30078

Crime in Snellville, Georgia:

With Snellville receiving a grade of “D” in crime, you can guess that the city has a problem with crime. The overall crime rate in Snellville is 47% higher than the national average and the number of total year over year crimes have increased by 6%.

The 2015 crime index in Snellville was 216.0 which is lower than the national average of 280.5. There were 837 total crimes reported in Snellville. In order to compare the crime rate in Snellville to that of other cities we use crime based on 100,000 people. In Snellville, there were 4,180 crimes for every 100,000 people. This is higher than the average in the state of Georgia, at 3,402 crimes per 100,000 people and higher than the U.S. crime rate of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people. The total crime rate is 23% higher than the average in Georgia and 47% higher than the average nationally.

Breaking it down further, there were 70 violent crimes reported in Snellville. This means that for every 100,000 people there were 350 violent crimes in Snellville. The violent crime rate in Snellville is 12% lower than the average in the state of Georgia, which had 398 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents. It is also lower than the national average by 10% which had 386 crimes per 100,000 people.

In regards to property crime, there were 3,830 crimes for every 100,000 people in Snellville, The rate in the state of Georgia is lower than that of Snellville with 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 people and the national rate is 2,451 for every 100,000 residents.

As of January 2018 there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Snellville, making the ratio of residents to sex offenders 247 to 1.

Snellville, Georgia Police Address:

Snellville City Police Department
2315 Wisteria Drive SW
Snellville, GA 30078
770-985-3555

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The Chief of Police of Snellville, Georgia is Chief Roy Whitehead. He can be reached at 770-985-3570 or by email at rwhitehead@snellville.org.

In 2016, Snellville employed 44 police officers, meaning that there were 2.20 police officers for every 1,000 residents. This is lower than the average in state of Georgia of 2.50 officers per 1,000 residents.

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The Sheriff of Gwinnett County is Sheriff Butch Conway who can be reached at butch.conway@gwinnettcounty.com.

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office
2900 University Pkwy. NE
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
770-619-6500
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2900 University Pkwy NE
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
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