Hanahan, SC
Crime Rates

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Hanahan, SC crime analytics

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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

The crime rate in Hanahan is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Hanahan is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Hanahan is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Hanahan has a crime rate that is higher than 34% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Hanahan compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Hanahan with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Hanahan'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 Hanahan 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 Hanahan.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hanahan 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 Hanahan; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 336. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hanahan's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Hanahan 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 Hanahan is one in 63.

Hanahan Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 35% of U.S. Cities

Hanahan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Hanahan 2.97
South Carolina 5.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 336

in Hanahan

1 in 198

in South Carolina


Population: 24,885
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 16 46
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.48 0.64 1.85


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Hanahan 15.91
South Carolina 31.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Hanahan

1 in 31

in South Carolina

Hanahan Property CRIMES

Population: 24,885
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 80 274 42
Rate per 1,000 3.21 11.01 1.69

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Hanahan Crimes Per Square Mile

Hanahan 41
South Carolina 35