Reported Annual Crime In Florence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlorence/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,230n/a (estimate)8,4593,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlorence/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a10.58.14.9
Rape12n/a31.446.938.6
Robbery74n/a193.880.3101.9
Assault261n/a683.5369.1237.8
Violent crime351n/a (estimate)919505373
Burglary629n/a1,647.3705.7491.4
Theft2,119n/a5,549.62,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft131n/a343.1264.9220.2
Property crime2,879n/a (estimate)7,5403,2932,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Florence, SC. The total number of reported crimes in Florence, SC is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Florence, SC crime rate is 123% higher than the South Carolina average and is 196% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Florence, SC has a violent crime rate that is 82% higher than the South Carolina average and 147% higher than the national average. For property crime, Florence, SC is 129% higher than the South Carolina average and 203% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Florence is 196% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.18 daily crimes that occur in Florence.
  • Florence is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Florence you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Florence has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Florence (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Florence, SC is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for South Carolina and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Florence, SC are 2.23 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.96 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Florence, SC are 1.82 times more than than South Carolina and 2.47 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Florence, SC are 2.29 times more than than South Carolina and 3.03 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Florence (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in South Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Florence, SC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Florence, SC has been ranked safer than 0% of other cities in the state of South Carolina. In addition, Florence, SC is safer than 0% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all South Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Florence, SC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Florence, SC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Florence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Florence is 1 in 109
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Florence is 1 in 14
The chance of being a victim of crime in Florence is 1 in 12
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Florence, 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 Florence, SC, you have a 1 in 109 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 14. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Florence, SC is 1 in 12.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Florence, 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 Florence, SC has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Florence, SC has increased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Florence, SC has increased by 2% year to year.

Florence police department

ItemFlorenceSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1325,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.55.13.3
There are a total of 132 Florence police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.8% less than the South Carolina average and 7.2% 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
Quinby, SC1,1510421421
Coward, SC51501,5891,589
Pamplico, SC1,1322331,5191,752
Timmonsville, SC2,2512821,8402,122
Darlington, SC6,2321,0028,0839,085
Florence, SC37,5129197,5408,459

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Park Ridge, IL37,5111668591,025
East Meadow, NY37,5133021,2761,579
Roy, UT37,4721651,9262,092
South Miami Heights, FL37,5646243,7974,420
Oakley, CA37,3911691,4741,643
Florence, SC37,5129197,5408,459
Source: The Florence, 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.