Great Falls, SC
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With a crime rate of 62 per one thousand residents, Great Falls 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 16. Within South Carolina, more than 84% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Great Falls.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town'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 1,932, Great Falls has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Great Falls 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 Great Falls.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Great Falls 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 Great Falls.

For Great Falls, 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 Great Falls is one in 161.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Great Falls is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Great Falls, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 55 per one thousand population.

Great Falls Crime Data

 

Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Great Falls Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

107

119

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.21

55.38

61.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Great Falls 6.21
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 161

in Great Falls

1 in 198

in South Carolina

Great Falls VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,932
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.52 5.69

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
Great Falls 55.38
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Great Falls

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Great Falls Property CRIMES

Population: 1,932
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 84 4
Rate per 1,000 9.83 43.48 2.07

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

Great Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Great Falls 27
South Carolina 35

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