Reported Annual Crime In Greenwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenwood/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,801n/a (estimate)7,7573,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenwood/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a8.68.14.9
Rape31n/a133.546.938.6
Robbery43n/a185.280.3101.9
Assault213n/a917.4369.1237.8
Violent crime289n/a (estimate)1,245505373
Burglary267n/a1,149.9705.7491.4
Theft1,221n/a5,258.62,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft24n/a103.4264.9220.2
Property crime1,512n/a (estimate)6,5123,2932,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Greenwood, SC. The total number of reported crimes in Greenwood, 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 Greenwood, SC crime rate is 104% higher than the South Carolina average and is 171% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Greenwood, SC has a violent crime rate that is 147% higher than the South Carolina average and 234% higher than the national average. For property crime, Greenwood, SC is 98% higher than the South Carolina average and 162% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Greenwood is 171% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 21.25 daily crimes that occur in Greenwood.
  • Greenwood is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Greenwood you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Greenwood has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Greenwood (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Greenwood, 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 Greenwood, SC total amount of daily offenses is 2.04 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.71 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Greenwood, SC is 2.47 times more than the South Carolina average, and it is 3.34 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Greenwood, SC has a daily crime figure that is 1.98 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.62 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Greenwood (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Greenwood, SC in comparison to other notable cities in the state of South Carolina as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Greenwood, SC to other cities in the state and across the country, Greenwood, SC is 0% safer than other cities of South Carolina and 0% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in South Carolina cities and all around the United States, Greenwood, SC has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Greenwood, SC crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenwood is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenwood is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenwood is 1 in 13
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Greenwood, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Greenwood, SC you have a 1 in 81 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 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Greenwood, SC.

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

Determining whether Greenwood, SC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Greenwood, SC has increased by 25% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Greenwood, SC has increased by 9% in the same time frame.

Greenwood police department

ItemGreenwoodSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)605,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.13.3
There are a total of 60 Greenwood police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.7% less than the South Carolina average and 22.1% less 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
Due West, SC1,12080637717
Ninety Six, SC1,9725902,6563,246
Hodges, SC1295253,4283,953
Abbeville, SC5,2075733,7464,319
Bradley, SC1576244,0794,703
Greenwood, SC23,2961,2456,5127,757

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Mequon, WI23,30076593669
Riverbank, CA23,3101452,5602,706
Keene, NH23,2812703,3333,604
Cottage Lake, WA23,3181191,4551,574
Munster, IN23,325701,8701,940
Greenwood, SC23,2961,2456,5127,757
Source: The Greenwood, 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.