Reported Annual Crime In Greenville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,222n/a (estimate)4,9053,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a3.07.45.3
Rape33n/a50.248.140.4
Robbery98n/a149.281.3102.8
Assault266n/a405.0365.0248.5
Violent crime399n/a (estimate)607502386
Burglary366n/a557.2664.7468.9
Theft2,259n/a3,439.12,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft198n/a301.4280.6236.9
Property crime2,823n/a (estimate)4,2983,2442,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Greenville, SC. All reported Greenville, SC crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Greenville, SC overall crime rate is 31% higher than in comparison to the South Carolina average; and is also 73% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Greenville, SC, the rate is 21% higher than compared to the South Carolina average, and 57% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Greenville, SC comes in at 32% higher than to the average seen in South Carolina, and 75% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Five Forks, SC16,1732051,3241,528
Golden Grove, SC2,1332301,4851,715
Arial, SC2,7392461,5891,835
Slater-Marietta, SC2,4142601,6781,938
Fountain Inn, SC8,0311891,8822,071
City View, SC1,4672821,8212,103
Mauldin, SC23,9852111,9852,197
Greenville, SC60,6706074,2984,905

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Greenville is 73% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.44 daily crimes that occur in Greenville.
  • Greenville is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Greenville has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Greenville, SC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for South Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Greenville, SC total amount of daily offenses is 1.31 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.73 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Greenville, SC is 1.21 times more than the South Carolina average, and it is 1.57 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Greenville, SC has a daily crime figure that is 1.32 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.75 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Greenville (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Greenville, SC compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Greenville, SC safer than 43% when compared to other South Carolina cities, and 13% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in South Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Greenville, SC. At this time, Greenville, SC sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 165
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 21
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Greenville, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Greenville, SC you have a 1 in 165 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Greenville, SC.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Greenville, SC is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Greenville, SC has decreased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Greenville, SC has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in Greenville, SC has decreased by 8% year to year.

Greenville police department

ItemGreenvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2235,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.13.3
There are a total of 223 Greenville police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.8% less than the South Carolina average and 12% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tulare, CA60,6633562,8043,160
Bowling Green, KY60,6603164,2954,611
Meriden, CT60,6163802,2852,665
West Allis, WI60,5953303,7354,066
North Miami, FL60,7567214,1264,846
Greenville, SC60,6706074,2984,905
Source: The Greenville, 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.