South Carolina Crime Statistics and Rates Report (SC)

South Carolina crime statistics indicate a total upward trend in crime based on data from 11 years when violent crime was decreasing and property crime was increasing.

Based on this report, the crime rate in South Carolina for 2014 is expected to be higher than in 2010 when the state violent crime rate was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 99.41% and the state property crime rate was higher than the national property crime rate average by 50.12%.

South Carolina Property Crime South Carolina Violent Crime
2010 Crime (Actual Data)Incidents
Aggravated Assault20,920
ArsonN/A
Burglary46,156
Forcible Rape1,466
Larceny and Theft121,054
Motor Vehicle Theft13,197
Murder and Manslaughter280
Robbery4,982
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)208,055
Property Crime180,407
Violent Crime27,648

State versus National Crime Comparison

South Carolina Property Crime vs. National Comparison South Carolina Violent Crime vs. National Comparison
Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.

South Carolina crime rates by city (Large cities)

Charleston, SC Crime Columbia, SC Crime

South Carolina crime rates by city (Small cities)

Abbeville, SC Crime Fort Lawn, SC Crime North, SC Crime
Aiken, SC Crime Fort Mill, SC Crime North Augusta, SC Crime
Allendale, SC Crime Fountain Inn, SC Crime North Charleston, SC Crime
Anderson, SC Crime Gaffney, SC Crime North Myrtle Beach, SC Crime
Andrews, SC Crime Georgetown, SC Crime Orangeburg, SC Crime
Bamberg, SC Crime Great Falls, SC Crime Pacolet, SC Crime
Barnwell, SC Crime Greeleyville, SC Crime Pageland, SC Crime
Batesburg-Leesville, SC Crime Greenville, SC Crime Pamplico, SC Crime
Beaufort, SC Crime Greenwood, SC Crime Pelion, SC Crime
Belton, SC Crime Greer, SC Crime Pickens, SC Crime
Bennettsville, SC Crime Hampton, SC Crime Pine Ridge, SC Crime
Bishopville, SC Crime Hanahan, SC Crime Port Royal, SC Crime
Blacksburg, SC Crime Hardeeville, SC Crime Prosperity, SC Crime
Blackville, SC Crime Harleyville, SC Crime Ridgeland, SC Crime
Bluffton, SC Crime Hartsville, SC Crime Rock Hill, SC Crime
Briarcliffe Acres, SC Crime Hemingway, SC Crime Saluda, SC Crime
Burnettown, SC Crime Holly Hill, SC Crime Santee, SC Crime
Calhoun Falls, SC Crime Honea Path, SC Crime Scranton, SC Crime
Camden, SC Crime Inman, SC Crime Seneca, SC Crime
Cayce, SC Crime Irmo, SC Crime Simpsonville, SC Crime
Central, SC Crime Isle of Palms, SC Crime South Congaree, SC Crime
Chapin, SC Crime Jackson, SC Crime Spartanburg, SC Crime
Cheraw, SC Crime Jamestown, SC Crime Springdale, SC Crime
Chesnee, SC Crime Johnsonville, SC Crime St. George, SC Crime
Chester, SC Crime Johnston, SC Crime St. Matthews, SC Crime
Chesterfield, SC Crime Kingstree, SC Crime Sullivans Island, SC Crime
Clemson, SC Crime Lake City, SC Crime Summerton, SC Crime
Clinton, SC Crime Lake View, SC Crime Summerville, SC Crime
Clio, SC Crime Lamar, SC Crime Sumter, SC Crime
Clover, SC Crime Lancaster, SC Crime Surfside Beach, SC Crime
Conway, SC Crime Landrum, SC Crime Swansea, SC Crime
Cottageville, SC Crime Latta, SC Crime Tega Cay, SC Crime
Coward, SC Crime Laurens, SC Crime Timmonsville, SC Crime
Cowpens, SC Crime Lexington, SC Crime Travelers Rest, SC Crime
Darlington, SC Crime Liberty, SC Crime Turbeville, SC Crime
Denmark, SC Crime Loris, SC Crime Union, SC Crime
Dillon, SC Crime Lyman, SC Crime Wagener, SC Crime
Due West, SC Crime Manning, SC Crime Walhalla, SC Crime
Duncan, SC Crime Marion, SC Crime Walterboro, SC Crime
Easley, SC Crime Mauldin, SC Crime Ware Shoals, SC Crime
Edgefield, SC Crime McBee, SC Crime Wellford, SC Crime
Edisto Beach, SC Crime McColl, SC Crime West Columbia, SC Crime
Ehrhardt, SC Crime McCormick, SC Crime West Union, SC Crime
Elgin, SC Crime Moncks Corner, SC Crime Westminster, SC Crime
Elloree, SC Crime Mount Pleasant, SC Crime Whitmire, SC Crime
Estill, SC Crime Mullins, SC Crime Williamston, SC Crime
Eutawville, SC Crime Myrtle Beach, SC Crime Williston, SC Crime
Fairfax, SC Crime New Ellenton, SC Crime Winnsboro, SC Crime
Florence, SC Crime Newberry, SC Crime Woodruff, SC Crime
Folly Beach, SC Crime Nichols, SC Crime Yemassee, SC Crime
Forest Acres, SC Crime Ninety Six, SC Crime York, SC Crime
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