Little River, SC
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Little River, SC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Little River is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Little River is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Little River is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Little River has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Little River to other communities of similar population, then Little River crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Little River does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Little River 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 Little River.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Little River 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 Little River; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 293. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Little River's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Little River 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 Little River is one in 34.

Little River Crime Data

 

Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Little River Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

295

329

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.42

29.64

33.05

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Little River 3.42
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 293

in Little River

1 in 198

in South Carolina

Little River VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,954
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Little River 29.64
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Little River

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Little River Property CRIMES

Population: 9,954
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Little River Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Little River 30
South Carolina 35