Reported Annual Crime In Isle of Palms

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIsle of Palms/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime117n/a (estimate)2,6813,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIsle of Palms/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a22.98.14.9
Rape1n/a22.946.938.6
Robbery0n/a0.080.3101.9
Assault4n/a91.7369.1237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)137505373
Burglary16n/a366.6705.7491.4
Theft91n/a2,085.22,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a91.7264.9220.2
Property crime111n/a (estimate)2,5443,2932,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Isle of Palms, SC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Isle of Palms, SC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Isle of Palms, SC crime rates are 29% lower than in comparison to the South Carolina mean and are 6% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Isle of Palms, SC has a rate that is 73% lower than the South Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 63% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Isle of Palms, SC is 23% lower than its state's mean, and 2% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Isle of Palms is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.35 daily crimes that occur in Isle of Palms.
  • Isle of Palms is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Isle of Palms you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Isle of Palms has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Isle of Palms (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Isle of Palms, 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 Isle of Palms, SC total amount of daily offenses is 1.42 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.07 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Isle of Palms, SC is 3.67 times less than the South Carolina average, and it is 2.71 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Isle of Palms, SC has a daily crime figure that is 1.29 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.02 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Isle of Palms (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Isle of Palms, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Isle of Palms, SC ranks safer than 86% of every city located within South Carolina along with 52% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in South Carolina and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Isle of Palms, SC. As a result, Isle of Palms, SC is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Isle of Palms

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Isle of Palms is 1 in 728
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Isle of Palms is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Isle of Palms is 1 in 38
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Isle of Palms, SC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Isle of Palms, SC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 728. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 40 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Isle of Palms, SC is 1 in 38.

Year Over Year Crime In Isle of Palms (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Isle of Palms, 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. Isle of Palms, SC has increased by 99% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 20% year over year. Total crimes for Isle of Palms, SC has decreased by 18% in the same time frame.

Isle of Palms police department

ItemIsle of PalmsSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)315,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.35.13.3
There are a total of 31 Isle of Palms police officers. This results in 7.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.5% greater than the South Carolina average and 122.5% 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
Sullivan's Island, SC2,04279517596
Mount Pleasant, SC72,3791651,5791,744
Hanahan, SC18,9992411,8642,105
Charleston, SC125,4582582,4402,698
Goose Creek, SC38,5453312,5372,867
Isle of Palms, SC4,2411372,5442,681

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Del Mar, CA4,2422304,0504,280
Watertown, MN4,2431641,5021,666
Bellaire, OH4,2392627871,050
Desert Edge, CA4,2444432,7203,163
Vidalia, LA4,2382884,8225,110
Isle of Palms, SC4,2411372,5442,681
Source: The Isle of Palms, 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.