Reported Annual Crime In Fairfax

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,132 (estimate)3,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a46.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.3101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a369.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)283 (estimate)505373
Burglaryn/an/an/a705.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a264.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,849 (estimate)3,2932,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairfax is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.84 daily crimes that occur in Fairfax.
  • Fairfax is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairfax you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairfax has decreased by 28%.

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Daily Crime In Fairfax (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfax

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfax is 1 in 354
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfax is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfax is 1 in 47

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

Fairfax police department

ItemFairfaxSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.05.13.3
There are a total of 8 Fairfax police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the South Carolina average and 22.9% 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
Gifford, SC3090730730
Varnville, SC2,2942481,6201,868
Allendale, SC3,3283722,4282,800
Ehrhardt, SC5093912,7403,131
Ulmer, SC525833,8114,394
Fairfax, SC1,7912831,8492,132

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Valatie, NY1,791169715884
Bluff City, TN1,79101,8481,848
Salyersville, KY1,79105555
Kirkland, IL1,791115401516
Desert Aire, WA1,7911471,7971,944
Fairfax, SC1,7912831,8492,132
Source: The Fairfax, 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.