Rock Hill, SC
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With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Rock Hill 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 68% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Rock Hill.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Rock Hill 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 Rock Hill; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 204. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Rock Hill is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Rock Hill, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Rock Hill Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Rock Hill Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

351

2,708

3,059

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.91

37.85

42.75

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rock Hill 4.91
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 204

in Rock Hill

1 in 198

in South Carolina

Rock Hill VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 71,548
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
Rock Hill 37.85
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Rock Hill

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Rock Hill Property CRIMES

Population: 71,548
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

Rock Hill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rock Hill 85
South Carolina 35