Reported Annual Crime In Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,094 (estimate)3,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a46.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.3101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a369.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)676 (estimate)505373
Burglaryn/an/an/a705.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a264.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,418 (estimate)3,2932,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson is 78% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.96 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson.
  • Jefferson is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jefferson you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jefferson has decreased by 28%.

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Daily Crime In Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson is 1 in 148
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson is 1 in 20

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

Jefferson police department

ItemJeffersonSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.13.3

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
Kershaw, SC2,2392691,7552,024
Mount Croghan, SC1986574,2934,950
Ruby, SC3936694,3705,038
McBee, SC6961,6364,6736,308
Pageland, SC2,7391,0946,7477,841
Jefferson, SC9596764,4185,094

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bootjack, CA9596203,8094,429
Depauville, NY9596142,5923,206
Clay City, IL9596183,2023,821
Tahoma, CA9593302,0302,361
Rapids City, IL9593321,7222,054
Jefferson, SC9596764,4185,094
Source: The Jefferson, 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.