Reported Annual Crime In Orangeburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOrangeburg/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime891n/a (estimate)6,6203,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOrangeburg/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape8n/a59.446.938.6
Robbery34n/a252.680.3101.9
Assault80n/a594.4369.1237.8
Violent crime122n/a (estimate)906505373
Burglary136n/a1,010.5705.7491.4
Theft588n/a4,368.82,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft45n/a334.3264.9220.2
Property crime769n/a (estimate)5,7143,2932,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Orangeburg, SC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Orangeburg, SC is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Orangeburg, SC crime rates are 74% higher than in comparison to the South Carolina mean and are 132% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Orangeburg, SC has a rate that is 80% higher than the South Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 143% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Orangeburg, SC is 73% higher than its state's mean, and 130% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Orangeburg is 132% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.14 daily crimes that occur in Orangeburg.
  • Orangeburg is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Orangeburg you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Orangeburg has increased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Orangeburg (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Orangeburg, SC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for South Carolina and on a national level. In Orangeburg, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.74 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.32 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Orangeburg, SC is 1.80 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.43 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Orangeburg, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.73 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.30 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Orangeburg (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in South Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Orangeburg, SC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Orangeburg, SC has been ranked safer than 14% of other cities in the state of South Carolina. In addition, Orangeburg, SC is safer than 2% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all South Carolina and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Orangeburg, SC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Orangeburg, SC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Orangeburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Orangeburg is 1 in 111
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Orangeburg is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Orangeburg is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Orangeburg, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Orangeburg, SC you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Orangeburg, SC.

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

Determining whether Orangeburg, 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. Orangeburg, SC has increased by 37% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 19% year over year. Total crimes for Orangeburg, SC has increased by 21% in the same time frame.

Orangeburg police department

ItemOrangeburgSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)875,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.25.13.3
There are a total of 87 Orangeburg police officers. This results in 6.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.5% greater than the South Carolina average and 90% 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
Cameron, SC5860480480
St. Matthews, SC1,8872181,4251,643
Wilkinson Heights, SC2,5142871,8722,159
Bamberg, SC3,5422961,9352,231
Edisto, SC2,3293021,9762,278
Orangeburg, SC13,7909065,7146,620

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chippewa Falls, WI13,8032929491,241
Newington, VA13,80486815901
Longwood, FL13,7764023,5603,962
Gardendale, AL13,8094674,5735,040
Middlesex, NJ13,76686833919
Orangeburg, SC13,7909065,7146,620
Source: The Orangeburg, 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.