Port Royal, SC
Crime Rates


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Port Royal, 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 Port Royal is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Port Royal is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Port Royal is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Port Royal has a crime rate that is higher than 43% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Port Royal 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 Port Royal; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 357. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Port Royal's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Port Royal 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 Port Royal is one in 41.

Port Royal Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Port Royal Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Port Royal 2.80
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 357

in Port Royal

1 in 198

in South Carolina


Population: 12,122
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 17 12
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.33 1.40 0.99


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)

Port Royal 24.25
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Port Royal

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Port Royal Property CRIMES

Population: 12,122
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 50 224 20
Rate per 1,000 4.12 18.48 1.65

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

Port Royal Crimes Per Square Mile

Port Royal 16
South Carolina 35

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