New Ellenton, SC
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The crime rate in New Ellenton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 New Ellenton is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, New Ellenton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, New Ellenton has a crime rate that is higher than 63% 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 2,121, New Ellenton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether New Ellenton 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 New Ellenton.

Now let us turn to take a look at how New Ellenton 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 New Ellenton.

For New Ellenton, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in New Ellenton is one in 177.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the town, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that New Ellenton experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that New Ellenton's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes New Ellenton 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 New Ellenton is one in 31.

New Ellenton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

New Ellenton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

68

80

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.66

32.06

37.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Ellenton 5.66
South Carolina 5.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 177

in New Ellenton

1 in 198

in South Carolina
New Ellenton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,121
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 3 6
Rate per 1,000 0.47 0.94 1.41 2.83
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
New Ellenton 32.06
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in New Ellenton

1 in 30

in South Carolina
New Ellenton Property CRIMES
Population: 2,121
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 49 2
Rate per 1,000 8.02 23.10 0.94
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

New Ellenton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Ellenton 17
South Carolina 35

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