South Carolina
Crime



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Crime Rates for South Carolina

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

South Carolina Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24,825

153,421

178,246

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.88

30.18

35.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Carolina 4.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 205

in South Carolina

South Carolina VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,084,127
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 392 2,434 3,553 18,446
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.48 0.70 3.63

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Carolina 30.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in South Carolina

South Carolina Property CRIMES

Population: 5,084,127
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29,473 109,616 14,332
Rate per 1,000 5.80 21.56 2.82

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Carolina 34