Woodruff, SC
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Woodruff, 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 Woodruff is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Woodruff is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Woodruff is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Carolina, Woodruff has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,129, Woodruff has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Woodruff does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Woodruff.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Woodruff 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 Woodruff; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 206. 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 Woodruff 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 Woodruff's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Woodruff 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 Woodruff is one in 31.

Woodruff Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Woodruff Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

135

155

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.84

32.70

37.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Woodruff 4.84
South Carolina 5.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 206

in Woodruff

1 in 198

in South Carolina

Woodruff VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,129
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 1 4 13
Rate per 1,000 0.48 0.24 0.97 3.15

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
Woodruff 32.70
South Carolina 32.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Woodruff

1 in 30

in South Carolina

Woodruff Property CRIMES

Population: 4,129
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 43 89 3
Rate per 1,000 10.41 21.55 0.73

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

Woodruff Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Woodruff 39
South Carolina 35