Waterloo, SC
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Waterloo is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (89%) and also has a lower crime rate than 96% of the communities in South Carolina, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Waterloo is one in 80 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Waterloo has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Waterloo is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

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

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Waterloo; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Waterloo Crime Data

 
Crime Index

89

(100 is safest)


Safer than 89% of U.S. Cities

Waterloo Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

2

2

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

12.50

12.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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

1 in 10,000

in Waterloo

1 in 198

in South Carolina
Waterloo VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 160
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
Waterloo 12.50
South Carolina 32.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in Waterloo

1 in 30

in South Carolina
Waterloo Property CRIMES
Population: 160
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

Waterloo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Waterloo 1
South Carolina 35

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