Reported Annual Crime In Seneca

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeneca/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime250n/a (estimate)3,0223,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeneca/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape6n/a72.546.938.6
Robbery1n/a12.180.3101.9
Assault10n/a120.9369.1237.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)205505373
Burglary40n/a483.4705.7491.4
Theft171n/a2,066.72,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft22n/a265.9264.9220.2
Property crime233n/a (estimate)2,8163,2932,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Seneca, SC. The total number of reported crimes in Seneca, SC is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Seneca, SC crime rate is 20% lower than the South Carolina average and is 6% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Seneca, SC has a violent crime rate that is 59% lower than the South Carolina average and 45% lower than the national average. For property crime, Seneca, SC is 14% lower than the South Carolina average and 13% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Seneca is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.28 daily crimes that occur in Seneca.
  • Seneca is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Seneca you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Seneca has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Seneca (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Seneca, 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 Seneca, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.26 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.06 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Seneca, SC is 2.46 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.81 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Seneca, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Seneca (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Seneca, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Seneca, SC ranks safer than 77% of every city located within South Carolina along with 42% 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 Seneca, SC. As a result, Seneca, SC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seneca

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seneca is 1 in 487
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seneca is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Seneca is 1 in 34
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Seneca, SC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Seneca, SC, then there is a 1 in 487 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 34 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Seneca, SC.

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

Determining whether Seneca, 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. Seneca, SC has decreased by 46% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 14% year over year. Total crimes for Seneca, SC has increased by 6% in the same time frame.

Seneca police department

ItemSenecaSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)465,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.65.13.3
There are a total of 46 Seneca police officers. This results in 5.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.8% greater than the South Carolina average and 71.9% 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
Salem, SC126000
Gumlog, GA2,2971661,3281,494
Utica, SC1,2472481,6221,871
Pendleton, SC3,0612941,9192,212
Six Mile, SC9283972,5972,995
Seneca, SC8,1472052,8163,022

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grand Blanc, MI8,1471381,1031,241
Oak Grove, MN8,1451861,7031,889
Dalhart, TX8,1505702,6973,268
Calimesa, CA8,1431993,4023,601
Pike Creek, DE8,1422111,1401,351
Seneca, SC8,1472052,8163,022
Source: The Seneca, 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.