North Augusta, SC
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North Augusta, SC crime analytics


With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, North Augusta 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 23. Within South Carolina, more than 69% of the communities have a lower crime rate than North Augusta.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that North Augusta's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in North Augusta is one in 704.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in North Augusta is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In North Augusta, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

North Augusta Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

North Augusta Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

32

942

974

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.42

41.83

43.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Augusta 1.42
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 704

in North Augusta

1 in 198

in South Carolina

North Augusta VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 22,522
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 8 18
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.22 0.36 0.80

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
North Augusta 41.83
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in North Augusta

1 in 30

in South Carolina

North Augusta Property CRIMES

Population: 22,522
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 89 819 34
Rate per 1,000 3.95 36.36 1.51

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

North Augusta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Augusta 48
South Carolina 35