Reported Annual Crime In Folly Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolly Beach/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime114n/a (estimate)4,1173,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolly Beach/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape3n/a108.346.938.6
Robbery1n/a36.180.3101.9
Assault4n/a144.5369.1237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)289505373
Burglary24n/a866.7705.7491.4
Theft77n/a2,780.82,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a180.6264.9220.2
Property crime106n/a (estimate)3,8283,2932,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Folly Beach is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.28 daily crimes that occur in Folly Beach.
  • Folly Beach is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Folly Beach you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Folly Beach has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Folly Beach (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Folly Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Folly Beach is 1 in 347
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Folly Beach is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Folly Beach is 1 in 25

Year Over Year Crime In Folly Beach (per 100,000 people)

Folly Beach police department

ItemFolly BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)245,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.95.13.3
There are a total of 24 Folly Beach police officers. This results in 8.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 75.5% greater than the South Carolina average and 172.1% 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
Seabrook Island, SC1,71171462533
Kiawah Island, SC1,31171462533
Sullivan's Island, SC2,04279517596
Rockville, SC1872041,3301,534
Mount Pleasant, SC72,3791651,5791,744
Folly Beach, SC2,6792893,8284,117

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wolfeboro, NH2,679801,4481,529
Newmanstown, PA2,679141814956
Gibsonburg, OH2,6791451,2871,432
Gowanda, NY2,6792319731,204
Woodville, TX2,68081608689
Folly Beach, SC2,6792893,8284,117
Source: The Folly Beach, 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.