Longs, SC
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Longs, 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 Longs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Longs is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Longs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Longs has a crime rate that is higher than 38% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Longs to other communities of similar population, then Longs crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Longs 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 Longs 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 Longs.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Longs 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 Longs; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 356. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Longs's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Longs 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 Longs is one in 45.

Longs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Longs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

270

304

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.81

22.30

25.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Longs 2.81
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 356

in Longs

1 in 198

in South Carolina

Longs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,106
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
Longs 22.30
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Longs

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Longs Property CRIMES

Population: 12,106
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

Longs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Longs 3
South Carolina 35