Reported Annual Crime In Lamar

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32n/a (estimate)3,2853,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLamar/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape1n/a102.746.938.6
Robbery1n/a102.780.3101.9
Assault1n/a102.7369.1237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)308505373
Burglary7n/a718.7705.7491.4
Theft22n/a2,258.72,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0264.9220.2
Property crime29n/a (estimate)2,9773,2932,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lamar is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9 daily crimes that occur in Lamar.
  • Lamar is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lamar you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lamar has decreased by 55%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamar

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamar is 1 in 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamar is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar is 1 in 31

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

Lamar police department

ItemLamarSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.15.13.3
There are a total of 8 Lamar police officers. This results in 8.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.9% greater than the South Carolina average and 147.9% 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
Timmonsville, SC2,2512821,8402,122
Oswego, SC623882,5342,922
Lydia, SC4077544,9265,680
Mayesville, SC5717634,9825,744
Lynchburg, SC3857755,0625,837
Lamar, SC8993082,9773,285

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jarrell, TX89989712801
Franklin, GA8991032,2702,374
Whitewood, SD899109543651
Port Gamble Tribal Community, WA8993934,7965,189
Mannsville, OK8996134,1904,803
Lamar, SC8993082,9773,285
Source: The Lamar, 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.