Reported Annual Crime In Tega Cay

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTega Cay/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime201n/a (estimate)2,0043,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTega Cay/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.45.3
Rape4n/a39.948.140.4
Robbery2n/a19.981.3102.8
Assault2n/a19.9365.0248.5
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)80502386
Burglary8n/a79.7664.7468.9
Theft184n/a1,834.12,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a10.0280.6236.9
Property crime193n/a (estimate)1,9243,2442,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Tega Cay, SC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 47% lower than the average of crimes committed in South Carolina. It is also 29% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Tega Cay, SC shows a crime rate that is 84% lower than the South Carolina average. The crime rate is also 79% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Tega Cay, SC is shown to be 41% lower than the South Carolina average and 21% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marvin, NC5,8061218901,011
Newport, SC3,7241581,0211,180
Lake Wylie, SC9,6401761,1381,314
Catawba, SC1,4381841,1911,375
India Hook, SC3,8041891,2241,413
Lesslie, SC2,4081911,2371,429
Cramerton, NC4,2121891,3921,581
Tega Cay, SC8,224801,9242,004

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tega Cay is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.49 daily crimes that occur in Tega Cay.
  • Tega Cay is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tega Cay you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tega Cay has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Tega Cay (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Tega Cay, SC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of South Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Tega Cay, SC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to South Carolina state wide, are 1.87 times less than the state average and 1.42 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Tega Cay, SC on a daily bases are 6.29 times less than than South Carolina average and 4.84 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Tega Cay, SC are 1.69 times less than the daily state average and 1.27 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Tega Cay (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Tega Cay, SC compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Tega Cay, SC safer than 89% when compared to other South Carolina cities, and 66% 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 Tega Cay, SC. At this time, Tega Cay, SC sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tega Cay

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 1255
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 50
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tega Cay, 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 Tega Cay, SC, you have a 1 in 1255 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 52. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tega Cay, SC is 1 in 50.

Year Over Year Crime In Tega Cay (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Tega Cay, SC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Tega Cay, SC has increased by 627%, while the property crime rate in Tega Cay, SC has increased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Tega Cay, SC has increased by 27% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Tega Cay police department

ItemTega CaySouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)235,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.95.13.3
There are a total of 23 Tega Cay police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% less than the South Carolina average and 10.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elgin, TX8,2243471,9722,319
Clayton, NJ8,225821,8681,950
Cambridge, MN8,2231173,5823,699
Hillsdale, MI8,222184676860
Gateway, FL8,2262221,3901,613
Tega Cay, SC8,224801,9242,004
Source: The Tega Cay, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.