Liberty, SC
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With a crime rate of 49 per one thousand residents, Liberty 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 21. Within South Carolina, more than 74% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Liberty.

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 3,246, Liberty has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Liberty 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 Liberty.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Liberty 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 Liberty; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 406. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Liberty is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Liberty, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 46 per one thousand population.

Liberty Crime Data

 
Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Liberty Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

150

158

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.46

46.21

48.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Liberty 2.46
South Carolina 5.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 406

in Liberty

1 in 198

in South Carolina
Liberty VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,246
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.62 0.00 1.85
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
Liberty 46.21
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Liberty

1 in 30

in South Carolina
Liberty Property CRIMES
Population: 3,246
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 39 105 6
Rate per 1,000 12.01 32.35 1.85
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

Liberty Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Liberty 35
South Carolina 35