Edgefield, SC
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Edgefield, SC crime analytics

Edgefield has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Edgefield is 1 in 59. How does Edgefield fare compared to other communities in South Carolina of all population sizes? Edgefield's crime rate is lower than approximately 79% of South Carolina communities.

However, when you compare Edgefield to other communities of similar population, then Edgefield crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Edgefield 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 Edgefield 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 Edgefield.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Edgefield 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 Edgefield; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 433. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Edgefield; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Edgefield Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Edgefield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Edgefield 2.31
South Carolina 5.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 433

in Edgefield

1 in 198

in South Carolina
Population: 4,760
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.00 2.10
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)

Edgefield 14.71
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Edgefield

1 in 30

in South Carolina
Edgefield Property CRIMES
Population: 4,760
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 44 5
Rate per 1,000 4.41 9.24 1.05
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

Edgefield Crimes Per Square Mile

Edgefield 19
South Carolina 35

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