Fountain Inn, SC
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The crime rate in Fountain Inn is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Fountain Inn is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Fountain Inn is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Fountain Inn has a crime rate that is higher than 31% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Fountain Inn compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Fountain Inn with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Fountain Inn's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fountain Inn 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 Fountain Inn.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fountain Inn 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 Fountain Inn; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 320. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fountain Inn's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Fountain Inn 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 Fountain Inn is one in 53.

Fountain Inn Crime Data

 
Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Fountain Inn Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

156

182

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.13

18.76

21.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fountain Inn 3.13
South Carolina 5.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 320

in Fountain Inn

1 in 198

in South Carolina
Fountain Inn VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,317
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 5 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.60 0.60 1.92
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
Fountain Inn 18.76
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Fountain Inn

1 in 30

in South Carolina
Fountain Inn Property CRIMES
Population: 8,317
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 119 9
Rate per 1,000 3.37 14.31 1.08
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

Fountain Inn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fountain Inn 23
South Carolina 35