Reported Annual Crime In Belton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelton/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime228n/a (estimate)5,2133,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelton/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a45.77.45.3
Rape1n/a22.948.140.4
Robbery3n/a68.681.3102.8
Assault6n/a137.2365.0248.5
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)274502386
Burglary42n/a960.2664.7468.9
Theft147n/a3,360.82,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft27n/a617.3280.6236.9
Property crime216n/a (estimate)4,9383,2442,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Belton, SC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Belton, SC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Belton, SC averages 39% higher than the rest of South Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 84% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Belton, SC is 45% lower than the average rate of crime in South Carolina and 29% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 52% higher than the remainder of the state of South Carolina and 102% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Belton, SC area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Golden Grove, SC2,1332301,4851,715
Northlake, SC4,3172611,6861,947
Due West, SC1,12002,1002,100
Centerville, SC6,7494272,7603,187
Williamston, SC4,0034573,4613,917
Simpsonville, SC19,2193303,6093,939
Piedmont, SC5,3965323,4403,972
Belton, SC4,2112744,9385,213

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belton is 84% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.28 daily crimes that occur in Belton.
  • Belton is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belton you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belton has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Belton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Belton, SC is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for South Carolina and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Belton, SC are 1.39 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.84 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Belton, SC are 1.83 times less than than South Carolina and 1.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Belton, SC are 1.52 times more than than South Carolina and 2.02 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Belton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Belton, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Belton, SC ranks safer than 52% of every city located within South Carolina along with 19% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in South Carolina and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Belton, SC. As a result, Belton, SC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belton is 1 in 365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belton is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belton is 1 in 20
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Belton, SC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Belton, SC, then there is a 1 in 365 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 21. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 20 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Belton, SC.

Year Over Year Crime In Belton (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Belton, SC is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Belton, SC has decreased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Belton, SC has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Belton, SC has not changed year to year.

Belton police department

ItemBeltonSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)145,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.35.13.3
There are a total of 14 Belton police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.3% less than the South Carolina average and 1.9% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in South Carolina

StateTotal offendersSouth Carolina /100KNational /100K
South Carolina12,678314222
There are a total of 12,678 sex offenders in South Carolina. This yields a total of 314 sex offenders in South Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 41% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Trent Woods, NC4,2100716716
Cramerton, NC4,2121891,3921,581
Plain City, OH4,2101401,2031,343
Northwoods, MO4,2137172,7233,439
Rockford, MN4,2141651,4461,610
Belton, SC4,2112744,9385,213
Source: The Belton, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.