Reported Annual Crime In Mount Pleasant

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Pleasant/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,403n/a (estimate)1,7443,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Pleasant/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a3.78.14.9
Rape12n/a14.946.938.6
Robbery9n/a11.280.3101.9
Assault109n/a135.5369.1237.8
Violent crime133n/a (estimate)165505373
Burglary138n/a171.5705.7491.4
Theft1,075n/a1,336.32,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft57n/a70.9264.9220.2
Property crime1,270n/a (estimate)1,5793,2932,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mount Pleasant, SC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 54% lower than the average of crimes committed in South Carolina. It is also 39% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mount Pleasant, SC shows a crime rate that is 67% lower than the South Carolina average. The crime rate is also 56% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mount Pleasant, SC is shown to be 52% lower than the South Carolina average and 37% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.78 daily crimes that occur in Mount Pleasant.
  • Mount Pleasant is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Pleasant you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Pleasant has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mount Pleasant, SC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for South Carolina as well as national figures. In Mount Pleasant, SC the total number of daily crimes is 2.18 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.64 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Mount Pleasant, SC are 3.05 times less than the South Carolina average and 2.25 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Mount Pleasant, SC has a daily crime rate that is 2.09 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.58 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Mount Pleasant (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Mount Pleasant, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Mount Pleasant, SC ranks safer than 90% of every city located within South Carolina along with 61% 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 Mount Pleasant, SC. As a result, Mount Pleasant, SC is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Pleasant

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 605
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 58
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mount Pleasant, SC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Mount Pleasant, SC, you have a 1 in 605 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 64. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Pleasant, SC is 1 in 58.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Mount Pleasant, 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. Mount Pleasant, SC has decreased by 9% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Mount Pleasant, SC has decreased by 10% in the same time frame.

Mount Pleasant police department

ItemMount PleasantSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1685,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.45.13.3
There are a total of 168 Mount Pleasant police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.6% less than the South Carolina average and 26.5% less 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
Awendaw, SC1,4081781,1651,343
Hanahan, SC18,9992411,8642,105
Isle of Palms, SC4,2411372,5442,681
Charleston, SC125,4582582,4402,698
Mount Pleasant, SC72,3791651,5791,744

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Southfield, MI72,4803112,5412,852
Rochester Hills, MI72,19534786820
Gastonia, NC72,6647165,1615,876
Canton, OH72,6681,1295,3366,465
Appleton, WI72,8612701,6711,942
Mount Pleasant, SC72,3791651,5791,744
Source: The Mount Pleasant, 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.