Reported Annual Crime In Clinton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClinton/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime465n/a (estimate)5,3773,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClinton/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a11.68.14.9
Rape7n/a80.946.938.6
Robbery7n/a80.980.3101.9
Assault67n/a774.7369.1237.8
Violent crime82n/a (estimate)948505373
Burglary90n/a1,040.7705.7491.4
Theft280n/a3,237.72,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a150.3264.9220.2
Property crime383n/a (estimate)4,4293,2932,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Clinton, SC. These figures on reported criminal activity in Clinton, SC, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Clinton, SC is 42% higher than the average of the whole of the state of South Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 88% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Clinton, SC has 88% higher than violent crime rate than South Carolina average, while remaining 154% higher than the national average. In property crime, Clinton, SC is 34% higher than the average of South Carolina and is 78% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clinton is 88% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.73 daily crimes that occur in Clinton.
  • Clinton is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clinton you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clinton has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Clinton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Clinton, SC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of South Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Clinton, SC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to South Carolina state wide, are 1.42 times more than the state average and 1.88 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Clinton, SC on a daily bases are 1.88 times more than than South Carolina average and 2.54 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Clinton, SC are 1.34 times more than the daily state average and 1.78 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Clinton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Clinton, SC area in comparison to other South Carolina communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Clinton, SC being safer than 21% of cities in South Carolina and 3% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking South Carolina cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Clinton, SC. In conclusion, Clinton, SC now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clinton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clinton is 1 in 106
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clinton is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clinton is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Clinton, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Clinton, SC you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Clinton, SC.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Clinton, SC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Clinton, SC has increased by 14%, the amount of property crime in Clinton, SC has decreased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Clinton, SC has decreased by 2% year to year.

Clinton police department

ItemClintonSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)365,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.25.13.3
There are a total of 36 Clinton police officers. This results in 4.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.1% less than the South Carolina average and 28.6% 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
Joanna, SC1,3692511,6411,892
Watts Mills, SC1,7362641,7281,992
Whitmire, SC1,3681372,6792,816
Mountville, SC896854,4775,162
Cross Hill, SC5507054,6065,311
Clinton, SC8,5259484,4295,377

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Midland, WA8,5263424,1664,508
Richmond Heights, MO8,5262486,5696,817
Bryan, OH8,5233212,8443,164
Sunset Hills, MO8,5231872,5662,753
Chillicothe, MO8,5284521,7862,237
Clinton, SC8,5259484,4295,377
Source: The Clinton, 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.