Walhalla, SC
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Walhalla, SC crime analytics

The crime rate in Walhalla is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Walhalla is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Walhalla is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Walhalla has a crime rate that is higher than 50% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Walhalla 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 Walhalla; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 193. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Walhalla experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Walhalla's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Walhalla 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 Walhalla is one in 39.

Walhalla Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Walhalla Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Walhalla 5.18
South Carolina 5.04
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 193

in Walhalla

1 in 198

in South Carolina
Population: 4,251
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 2 14
Rate per 1,000 0.24 1.18 0.47 3.29
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)

Walhalla 25.41
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Walhalla

1 in 30

in South Carolina
Walhalla Property CRIMES
Population: 4,251
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 81 6
Rate per 1,000 4.94 19.05 1.41
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

Walhalla Crimes Per Square Mile

Walhalla 32
South Carolina 35

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