Reported Annual Crime In Pawleys Island

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePawleys Island/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,534 (estimate)3,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePawleys Island/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a46.938.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.3101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a369.1237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)204 (estimate)505373
Burglaryn/an/an/a705.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a264.9220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,330 (estimate)3,2932,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pawleys Island is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.2 daily crimes that occur in Pawleys Island.
  • Pawleys Island is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pawleys Island you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pawleys Island has decreased by 28%.

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Daily Crime In Pawleys Island (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pawleys Island

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pawleys Island is 1 in 492
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pawleys Island is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pawleys Island is 1 in 66

Year Over Year Crime In Pawleys Island (per 100,000 people)

Pawleys Island police department

ItemPawleys IslandSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)65,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents57.75.13.3
There are a total of 6 Pawleys Island police officers. This results in 57.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1039% greater than the South Carolina average and 1666.1% 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
Murrells Inlet, SC8,0272101,3701,579
Garden City, SC8,8244452,9053,350
Georgetown, SC9,1101,0745,4506,524
Surfside Beach, SC4,0173046,5956,899
Pawleys Island, SC842041,3301,534

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Strandquist, MN843933,5913,983
Sawyer, KS846004,1834,783
Ravinia, SD846193,1403,759
Crown Point, AK849313,5934,524
Tarnov, NE844233,4483,872
Pawleys Island, SC842041,3301,534
Source: The Pawleys Island, 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.