Reported Annual Crime In Spartanburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpartanburg/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,763n/a (estimate)7,3283,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpartanburg/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a15.98.14.9
Rape26n/a69.046.938.6
Robbery95n/a251.980.3101.9
Assault253n/a671.0369.1237.8
Violent crime380n/a (estimate)1,008505373
Burglary338n/a896.4705.7491.4
Theft1,916n/a5,081.32,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft129n/a342.1264.9220.2
Property crime2,383n/a (estimate)6,3203,2932,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Spartanburg, SC is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Spartanburg, SC. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Spartanburg, SC averages 93% higher than the rest of South Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 156% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Spartanburg, SC is 100% higher than the average rate of crime in South Carolina and 170% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 92% higher than the remainder of the state of South Carolina and 154% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Spartanburg, SC area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Spartanburg is 156% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.08 daily crimes that occur in Spartanburg.
  • Spartanburg is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Spartanburg you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Spartanburg has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Spartanburg (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Spartanburg, SC is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for South Carolina and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Spartanburg, SC are 1.93 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.56 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Spartanburg, SC are 2.00 times more than than South Carolina and 2.70 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Spartanburg, SC are 1.92 times more than than South Carolina and 2.54 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Spartanburg (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Spartanburg, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Spartanburg, SC ranks safer than 11% of every city located within South Carolina along with 1% 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 Spartanburg, SC. As a result, Spartanburg, SC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Spartanburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Spartanburg is 1 in 100
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spartanburg is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Spartanburg is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Spartanburg, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Spartanburg, SC you have a 1 in 100 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 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spartanburg, SC.

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

Determining whether Spartanburg, 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. Spartanburg, SC has increased by 4% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Spartanburg, SC has decreased by 1% in the same time frame.

Spartanburg police department

ItemSpartanburgSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1505,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.13.3

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
Roebuck, SC2,0651931,2631,456
Mayo, SC1,2342091,3651,574
Startex, SC1,1002641,7221,985
Fairforest, SC1,7282761,8032,079
Inman Mills, SC2,0582941,9192,213
Spartanburg, SC37,2161,0086,3207,328

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Addison, IL37,2152271,9432,170
Calumet City, IL37,1976124,3925,004
Lake Oswego, OR37,3101121,2731,385
Mission Bend, TX37,1105213,5824,103
Westerville, OH37,101471,9722,019
Spartanburg, SC37,2161,0086,3207,328
Source: The Spartanburg, 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.