Reported Annual Crime In Elgin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime84n/a (estimate)5,7853,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape0n/a0.046.938.6
Robbery0n/a0.080.3101.9
Assault16n/a1,101.9369.1237.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)1,102505373
Burglary10n/a688.7705.7491.4
Theft54n/a3,719.02,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a275.5264.9220.2
Property crime68n/a (estimate)4,6833,2932,487

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Catawba, SC1,4381851,2091,394
Elgin CDP, SC2,7672371,5501,787
Irwin, SC1,3542431,5851,828
Kershaw, SC2,2392691,7552,024
Fort Lawn, SC8182312,5462,778
JAARS, NC4303642,8853,249
Heath Springs, SC8737084,6235,330
Elgin, SC1,4991,1024,6835,785

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elgin is 102% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.85 daily crimes that occur in Elgin.
  • Elgin is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elgin you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elgin has increased by 27%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elgin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elgin is 1 in 91
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elgin is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elgin is 1 in 18

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

Elgin police department

ItemElginSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.13.3

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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dover, AR1,4992142,4272,641
Fort Denaud, FL1,4991901,1581,348
Cambria, IL1,50079868946
Norwood, NY1,4982038591,062
Goodwell, OK1,4980518518
Elgin, SC1,4991,1024,6835,785
Source: The Elgin, 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.