Charleston Crime Rate Report (South Carolina)

Charleston crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 10 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Charleston for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Charleston in 2010 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 9.59% and the city property crime rate in Charleston was higher than the national property crime rate average by 15.09%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Charleston was lower than the violent crime rate in South Carolina by 38.95% and the city property crime rate in Charleston was lower than the property crime rate in South Carolina by 13.19%.
Charleston Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Charleston Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Charleston Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault250
Arson3
Burglary601
Forcible Rape18
Larceny and Theft3,150
Motor Vehicle Theft229
Murder and Manslaughter10
Robbery151
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,856
Property Crime3,980
Violent Crime429
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault292
Arson2
Burglary437
Forcible Rape34
Larceny and Theft2,429
Motor Vehicle Theft129
Murder and Manslaughter17
Robbery208
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)3,872
Property Crime2,996
Violent Crime550

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Charleston Property Crime Charleston Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Charleston Crime 2010 Charleston Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Charleston Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Charleston Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Charleston, South Carolina crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Charleston crime report data for 2014 was projected from 10 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

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.
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