Reported Annual Crime In Elgin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime84n/a (estimate)5,5633,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.45.3
Rape1n/a66.248.140.4
Robbery2n/a132.481.3102.8
Assault6n/a397.4365.0248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)596502386
Burglary5n/a331.1664.7468.9
Theft69n/a4,569.52,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a66.2280.6236.9
Property crime75n/a (estimate)4,9673,2442,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Catawba, SC1,4381841,1911,375
Elgin CDP, SC2,7672361,5271,763
Irwin, SC1,3542421,5621,803
Kershaw, SC2,2392681,7291,996
JAARS, NC4303902,8723,262
Lancaster, SC8,8015693,6794,249
Fort Lawn, SC8183483,9444,292
Elgin, SC1,4995964,9675,563

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elgin is 96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.24 daily crimes that occur in Elgin.
  • Elgin is safer than 11% 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 decreased by 4%.

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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 168
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elgin is 1 in 21
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
Fort Denaud, FL1,4991771,1061,283
Dover, AR1,4994283,2833,712
Cambria, IL1,500314393708
Norwood, NY1,4982018281,029
Goodwell, OK1,49875601676
Elgin, SC1,4995964,9675,563
Source: The Elgin, 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.