Myrtle Beach Crime Rate Report (South Carolina)

Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Myrtle Beach in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 263.63% and the city property crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the national property crime rate average by 329.2%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the violent crime rate in South Carolina by 145.55% and the city property crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the property crime rate in South Carolina by 223.72%.
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

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault254
Arson5
Burglary793
Forcible Rape39
Larceny and Theft3,061
Motor Vehicle Theft301
Murder and Manslaughter1
Robbery189
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,636
Property Crime4,155
Violent Crime483
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault197
Arson4
Burglary826
Forcible Rape45
Larceny and Theft3,400
Motor Vehicle Theft373
Murder and Manslaughter3
Robbery219
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,081
Property Crime4,600
Violent Crime464

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Myrtle Beach Property Crime Myrtle Beach Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Myrtle Beach Crime 2010 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 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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