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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 19 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Myrtle Beach for 2021 is expected to be lower than in 2019.

The city violent crime rate for Myrtle Beach in 2019 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 213.76% and the city property crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the national property crime rate average by 432.41%.

In 2019 the city violent crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the violent crime rate in South Carolina by 132.85% and the city property crime rate in Myrtle Beach was higher than the property crime rate in South Carolina by 282.05%.

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

2019 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault262
Arson6
Burglary304
Larceny and Theft3,384
Motor Vehicle Theft228
Murder and Manslaughter3
Rape52
Robbery98
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,397
Property Crime3,916
Violent Crime415
2021 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault310
Arson9
Burglary218
Larceny and Theft3,457
Motor Vehicle Theft294
Murder and Manslaughter5
Rape64
Robbery97
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)4,448
Property Crime3,967
Violent Crime477

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Myrtle Beach Property Crime

Myrtle Beach Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Myrtle Beach Crime 2019

Myrtle Beach Crime 2021

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 2021 was projected from 19 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2019.

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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