Pelion, SC
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Pelion, 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 Pelion is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 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 Pelion is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Pelion is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Pelion has a crime rate that is higher than 48% 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 704, Pelion has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pelion 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 Pelion.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pelion 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 Pelion.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pelion 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 Pelion; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 352. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pelion's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Pelion 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 Pelion is one in 37.

Importantly, we found that Pelion has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Pelion is one in 352.

Pelion Crime Data

 

Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Pelion Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

19

21

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.84

26.99

29.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pelion 2.84
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 352

in Pelion

1 in 198

in South Carolina

Pelion VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 704
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 1.42 1.42

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
Pelion 26.99
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Pelion

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Pelion Property CRIMES

Population: 704
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1 16 2
Rate per 1,000 1.42 22.73 2.84

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

Pelion Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pelion 6
South Carolina 35

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