Reported Annual Crime In Port Royal

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Royal/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime328n/a (estimate)2,6963,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Royal/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a8.28.14.9
Rape4n/a32.946.938.6
Robbery17n/a139.780.3101.9
Assault12n/a98.6369.1237.8
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)279505373
Burglary50n/a410.9705.7491.4
Theft224n/a1,841.12,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft20n/a164.4264.9220.2
Property crime294n/a (estimate)2,4163,2932,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Port Royal, SC for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Port Royal, 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 Port Royal, SC crime rates are 29% lower than in comparison to the South Carolina mean and are 6% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Port Royal, SC has a rate that is 45% lower than the South Carolina average; compared to the United States, it is 25% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Port Royal, SC is 27% lower than its state's mean, and 3% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Port Royal is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.39 daily crimes that occur in Port Royal.
  • Port Royal is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Port Royal you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Port Royal has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Port Royal (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Port Royal, SC for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for South Carolina as well as those across America as a whole. The Port Royal, SC total amount of daily offenses is 1.41 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.06 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Port Royal, SC is 1.81 times less than the South Carolina average, and it is 1.33 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Port Royal, SC has a daily crime figure that is 1.36 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.03 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Port Royal (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Port Royal, SC compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Port Royal, SC safer than 75% when compared to other South Carolina cities, and 39% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in South Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Port Royal, SC. At this time, Port Royal, SC sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Port Royal

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Port Royal is 1 in 358
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port Royal is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Port Royal is 1 in 38
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Port Royal, 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 Port Royal, SC, you have a 1 in 358 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 42. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Port Royal, SC is 1 in 38.

Year Over Year Crime In Port Royal (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Port Royal, 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. Port Royal, SC has decreased by 9% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Port Royal, SC has decreased by 7% in the same time frame.

Port Royal police department

ItemPort RoyalSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)215,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.95.13.3
There are a total of 21 Port Royal police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.9% less than the South Carolina average and 41% 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
Shell Point, SC2,3841571,0251,182
Hilton Head Island, SC38,4972181,4231,640
Bluffton, SC13,9792291,8612,091
Burton, SC6,1734713,0803,551
Laurel Bay, SC6,4044823,1503,632
Port Royal, SC11,2642792,4162,696

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Yorktown, IN11,2653102,0742,384
Annapolis Neck, MD11,2661748821,056
Rosaryville, MD11,2683861,9572,344
Lowes Island, VA11,25975711786
Lake Arrowhead, CA11,2554452,7323,177
Port Royal, SC11,2642792,4162,696
Source: The Port Royal, 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.