Beech Island, SC
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Beech Island, SC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Beech Island is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Beech Island is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Beech Island is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Beech Island has a crime rate that is higher than 60% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Beech Island to other communities of similar population, then Beech Island crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Beech Island does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Beech Island does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Beech Island.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Beech Island occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Beech Island; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 194. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Beech Island's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Beech Island a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Beech Island is one in 34.

Importantly, we found that Beech Island has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Beech Island is one in 223.

Beech Island Crime Data

 

Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Beech Island Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

45

258

303

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.16

29.61

34.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beech Island 5.16
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 194

in Beech Island

1 in 198

in South Carolina

Beech Island VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,713
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beech Island 29.61
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Beech Island

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Beech Island Property CRIMES

Population: 8,713
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Beech Island Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Beech Island 5
South Carolina 35

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