Pawleys Island, SC
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Pawleys Island, SC crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Pawleys Island is safer than 83% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In South Carolina, only on the order of 6% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pawleys Island. If you live in Pawleys Island, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 54. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Pawleys Island has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Pawleys Island is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pawleys Island 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 Pawleys Island.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Pawleys Island has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Pawleys Island's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pawleys Island's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Pawleys Island 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 Pawleys Island is one in 54.

Pawleys Island Crime Data

 

Crime Index

83

(100 is safest)


Safer than 83% of U.S. Cities

Pawleys Island Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

2

2

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

18.69

18.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pawleys Island 0.00
South Carolina 5.02

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Pawleys Island

1 in 199

in South Carolina

Pawleys Island VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 107
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pawleys Island 18.69
South Carolina 32.44

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Pawleys Island

1 in 31

in South Carolina

Pawleys Island Property CRIMES

Population: 107
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Pawleys Island Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pawleys Island 2
South Carolina 35


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