Reported Annual Crime In Laurens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaurens/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,101 (estimate)3,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaurens/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)550 (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)3,552 (estimate)3,2442,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Joanna, SC1,3692501,6161,866
Watts Mills, SC1,7362631,7021,966
Fountain Inn, SC8,0311891,8822,071
Hodges, SC1295233,3773,900
Cokesbury, SC1386514,2064,856
Mountville, SC896834,4115,093
Cross Hill, SC5507024,5385,240
Laurens, SC9,1365503,5524,101

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Laurens is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.24 daily crimes that occur in Laurens.
  • Laurens is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Laurens you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Laurens has decreased by 42%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laurens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laurens is 1 in 182
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laurens is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Laurens is 1 in 25

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

Laurens police department

ItemLaurensSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)355,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.85.13.3
There are a total of 35 Laurens police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.1% less than the South Carolina average and 16.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grinnell, IA9,1368332,9473,780
Economy, PA9,13301,4271,427
Scotchtown, NY9,1323681,5121,880
Washington Terrace, UT9,1402593,1493,408
Frankfort Square, IL9,1433341,5691,903
Laurens, SC9,1365503,5524,101
Source: The Laurens, 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.