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Myrtle Beach Crime Rate Report (South Carolina)

Myrtle Beach crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Myrtle Beach for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2012.

The city violent crime rate for Myrtle Beach in 2012 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 334.4% and the city property crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the national property crime rate average by 438.73%.

In 2012 the city violent crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the violent crime rate in South Carolina by 200.74% and the city property crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the property crime rate in South Carolina by 302.99%.

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Property and Violent Crime
Myrtle Beach Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Myrtle Beach Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Myrtle Beach Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2012 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault227
Arson13
Burglary670
Forcible Rape43
Larceny and Theft3,300
Motor Vehicle Theft343
Murder and Manslaughter7
Robbery195
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,807
Property Crime4,326
Violent Crime472
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault204
Arson3
Burglary620
Forcible Rape29
Larceny and Theft2,985
Motor Vehicle Theft249
Murder and Manslaughter4
Robbery179
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,336
Property Crime3,855
Violent Crime416

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Myrtle Beach Property Crime

Myrtle Beach Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Myrtle Beach Crime 2012

Myrtle Beach Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Myrtle Beach Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Myrtle Beach Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Myrtle Beach, 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 Myrtle Beach crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2012.

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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