Reported Annual Crime In Central

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime335n/a (estimate)6,5153,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a19.48.14.9
Rape0n/a0.046.938.6
Robbery2n/a38.980.3101.9
Assault7n/a136.1369.1237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)194505373
Burglary18n/a350.1705.7491.4
Theft282n/a5,484.32,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft25n/a486.2264.9220.2
Property crime325n/a (estimate)6,3213,2932,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Central, SC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 72% higher than the average of crimes committed in South Carolina. It is also 128% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Central, SC shows a crime rate that is 61% lower than the South Carolina average. The crime rate is also 48% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Central, SC is shown to be 92% higher than the South Carolina average and 154% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Central is 128% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.85 daily crimes that occur in Central.
  • Central is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Central you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Central has increased by 40%.

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Daily Crime In Central (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Central, SC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for South Carolina as well as national figures. In Central, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.72 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.28 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Central, SC are 2.59 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.92 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Central, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.92 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.54 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Central (higher is better)

How safe is Central, SC compared to other cities in South Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Central, SC is safer than 46% of the cities in South Carolina and 14% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in South Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Central, SC. Overall, Central, SC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central is 1 in 515
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Central is 1 in 16
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Central, SC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Central, SC, you have a 1 in 515 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 16. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Central, SC is 1 in 16.

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

Determining whether Central, 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. Central, SC has increased by 1% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 42% year over year. Total crimes for Central, SC has increased by 40% in the same time frame.

Central police department

ItemCentralSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)115,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.15.13.3
There are a total of 11 Central police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.4% less than the South Carolina average and 35.5% less 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
Salem, SC126000
Arial, SC2,7392471,6131,860
Utica, SC1,2472481,6221,871
Northlake, SC4,3172621,7111,973
Pendleton, SC3,0612941,9192,212
Central, SC5,1701946,3216,515

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Whitfield, PA5,1712111,2131,424
Lindale, TX5,1694233,7504,173
Preston, ID5,172579761,034
Glendive, MT5,1673802,5712,951
Hidden Valley, IN5,174126845972
Central, SC5,1701946,3216,515
Source: The Central, 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.