Iva, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Iva is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Iva is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Iva is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Iva has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 1,325, Iva has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Iva 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 Iva.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Iva 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 Iva.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Iva 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 Iva; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 331. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Iva is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Iva, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 32, which is a rate of 32 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Iva 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 Iva is one in 221.

Iva Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Iva Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

42

46

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.02

31.70

34.72

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.02
5.11
National Median: 4
    Iva
    South Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 331

in Iva

1 in 196

in South Carolina

Iva VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,325
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.51 0.00 1.51

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
31.7
29.4
National Median: 21
    Iva
    South Carolina

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Iva

1 in 34

in South Carolina

Iva Property CRIMES

Population: 1,325
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 28 6
Rate per 1,000 6.04 21.13 4.53

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Iva Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
51
33
National Median: 28.3
    Iva
    South Carolina

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Zip Codes in Iva, SC