Reported Annual Crime In Kershaw

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKershaw/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,996 (estimate)3,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKershaw/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a48.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a81.3102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a365.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)268 (estimate)502386
Burglaryn/an/an/a664.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a280.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,729 (estimate)3,2442,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elgin CDP, SC2,7672361,5271,763
Irwin, SC1,3542421,5621,803
Lancaster, SC8,8015693,6794,249
Bethune, SC3086444,1614,805
Jefferson, SC9596744,3525,026
Heath Springs, SC8737054,5545,259
Elgin, SC1,4995964,9675,563
Kershaw, SC2,2392681,7291,996

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kershaw is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.47 daily crimes that occur in Kershaw.
  • Kershaw is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kershaw you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kershaw has decreased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kershaw

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kershaw is 1 in 374
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kershaw is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kershaw is 1 in 51

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

Kershaw police department

ItemKershawSouth 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine Beach, NJ2,2390372372
North Rock Springs, WY2,23977615692
West Lafayette, OH2,239132351483
Marceline, MO2,239941,8701,964
Pine Ridge at Crestwood, NJ2,2391469191,065
Kershaw, SC2,2392681,7291,996
Source: The Kershaw, 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.