Reported Annual Crime In Bennettsville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBennettsville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime490n/a (estimate)5,5853,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBennettsville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a34.28.14.9
Rape2n/a22.846.938.6
Robbery23n/a262.280.3101.9
Assault112n/a1,276.6369.1237.8
Violent crime140n/a (estimate)1,596505373
Burglary69n/a786.5705.7491.4
Theft269n/a3,066.22,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a136.8264.9220.2
Property crime350n/a (estimate)3,9903,2932,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bennettsville, SC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bennettsville, SC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bennettsville, SC crime rates are 47% higher than in comparison to the South Carolina mean and are 95% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bennettsville, SC has a rate that is 216% higher than the South Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 328% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bennettsville, SC is 21% higher than its state's mean, and 60% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bennettsville is 95% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.3 daily crimes that occur in Bennettsville.
  • Bennettsville is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bennettsville you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bennettsville has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Bennettsville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bennettsville, SC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for South Carolina and on a national level. In Bennettsville, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.47 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.95 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bennettsville, SC is 3.16 times more than the South Carolina average and 4.28 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bennettsville, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.21 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.60 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Bennettsville (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bennettsville, SC compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bennettsville, SC safer than 23% when compared to other South Carolina cities, and 4% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in South Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bennettsville, SC. At this time, Bennettsville, SC sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bennettsville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bennettsville is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bennettsville is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bennettsville is 1 in 18
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Bennettsville, 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 Bennettsville, SC, then there is a 1 in 63 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 26. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 18 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Bennettsville, SC.

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

Determining whether Bennettsville, SC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Bennettsville, SC has increased by 27% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Bennettsville, SC has increased by 1% in the same time frame.

Bennettsville police department

ItemBennettsvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)345,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.85.13.3
There are a total of 34 Bennettsville police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.7% less than the South Carolina average and 15.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Scotch Meadows, NC5382962,3492,645
Clio, SC6337263,1933,919
McColl, SC2,3909173,1854,102
Gibson, NC5445094,0334,542
East Laurinburg, NC3205204,1214,641
Bennettsville, SC8,9281,5963,9905,585

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Hondo, TX8,9292743,9284,202
Garden City, GA8,9244433,5443,988
Bennington, VT8,9332542,1822,436
Gunbarrel, CO8,9331149361,050
Topanga, CA8,9231499191,068
Bennettsville, SC8,9281,5963,9905,585
Source: The Bennettsville, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.