Pelzer, SC
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Pelzer has an overall crime rate of 33 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pelzer is 1 in 30. How does Pelzer fare compared to other communities in South Carolina of all population sizes? Pelzer's crime rate is lower than approximately 81% of South Carolina communities.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Pelzer 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. Pelzer's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pelzer's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Pelzer 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 Pelzer is one in 30.

Pelzer Crime Data

 
Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Pelzer Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

3

3

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

32.97

32.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pelzer 0.00
South Carolina 5.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Pelzer

1 in 198

in South Carolina
Pelzer VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 91
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
Pelzer 32.97
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Pelzer

1 in 30

in South Carolina
Pelzer Property CRIMES
Population: 91
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

Pelzer Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pelzer 16
South Carolina 35