Forest Acres, SC
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Forest Acres, SC crime analytics


With a crime rate of 57 per one thousand residents, Forest Acres has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within South Carolina, more than 81% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Forest Acres.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 10,615, Forest Acres has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Forest Acres does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Forest Acres.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Forest Acres 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 Forest Acres.

For Forest Acres, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Forest Acres is one in 174.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Forest Acres is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Forest Acres, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 52 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Forest Acres 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 Forest Acres is one in 312.

Forest Acres Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Forest Acres Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

61

549

610

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.75

51.72

57.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Forest Acres 5.75
South Carolina 5.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 174

in Forest Acres

1 in 198

in South Carolina
Forest Acres VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,615
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 11 46
Rate per 1,000 0.09 0.28 1.04 4.33
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
Forest Acres 51.72
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in Forest Acres

1 in 30

in South Carolina
Forest Acres Property CRIMES
Population: 10,615
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 105 410 34
Rate per 1,000 9.89 38.62 3.20
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

Forest Acres Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Forest Acres 123
South Carolina 35