Reported Annual Crime In Sumter

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSumter/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,162n/a (estimate)5,2713,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSumter/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a9.88.14.9
Rape1n/a2.446.938.6
Robbery64n/a156.080.3101.9
Assault221n/a538.8369.1237.8
Violent crime290n/a (estimate)707505373
Burglary532n/a1,297.0705.7491.4
Theft1,250n/a3,047.52,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft90n/a219.4264.9220.2
Property crime1,872n/a (estimate)4,5643,2932,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Sumter, SC. The total number of reported crimes in Sumter, 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 Sumter, SC crime rate is 39% higher than the South Carolina average and is 84% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Sumter, SC has a violent crime rate that is 40% higher than the South Carolina average and 90% higher than the national average. For property crime, Sumter, SC is 39% higher than the South Carolina average and 84% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sumter is 84% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.44 daily crimes that occur in Sumter.
  • Sumter is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sumter you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sumter has decreased by 4%.

Find Real Estate Listings In Sumter

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Sumter

Compare Sumter, SC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sumter (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sumter, SC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for South Carolina and on a national scale. In Sumter, SC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.39 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.84 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Sumter, SC is 1.40 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.90 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Sumter, SC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.39 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.84 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Sumter (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in South Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Sumter, SC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sumter, SC has been ranked safer than 39% of other cities in the state of South Carolina. In addition, Sumter, SC is safer than 10% 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 Sumter, SC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sumter, SC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sumter

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sumter is 1 in 142
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sumter is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sumter is 1 in 19
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Sumter, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sumter, SC you have a 1 in 142 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 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sumter, SC.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Sumter, SC is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Sumter, SC has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Sumter, SC has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Sumter, SC has decreased by 4% year to year.

Sumter police department

ItemSumterSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1215,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.05.13.3
There are a total of 121 Sumter police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.6% less than the South Carolina average and 9.5% 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
Stateburg, SC1,615110720831
Boykin, SC1142041,3301,534
Lakewood, SC2,9422211,4431,664
Oakland, SC1,2672251,4691,694
Cane Savannah, SC1,1182321,5171,749
Sumter, SC40,8197074,5645,271

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Meridian, MS40,8095105,4025,913
Quincy, IL40,7825022,7043,206
Streamwood, IL40,7461241,4341,557
Warren, OH40,9255544,1294,683
Covington, KY40,7124263,6444,070
Sumter, SC40,8197074,5645,271
Source: The Sumter, 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.