Reported Annual Crime In Union

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime499n/a (estimate)6,2693,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUnion/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape4n/a50.346.938.6
Robbery18n/a226.180.3101.9
Assault55n/a691.0369.1237.8
Violent crime77n/a (estimate)967505373
Burglary104n/a1,306.5705.7491.4
Theft308n/a3,869.42,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a125.6264.9220.2
Property crime422n/a (estimate)5,3023,2932,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Union, SC. All reported Union, SC crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Union, SC overall crime rate is 65% higher than in comparison to the South Carolina average; and is also 119% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Union, SC, the rate is 92% higher than compared to the South Carolina average, and 160% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Union, SC comes in at 61% higher than to the average seen in South Carolina, and 113% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Union is 119% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.17 daily crimes that occur in Union.
  • Union is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Union you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Union has increased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Union (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Union, SC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for South Carolina as well as national figures. In Union, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.19 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Union, SC are 1.92 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.60 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Union, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.61 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.13 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Union (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Union, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Union, SC ranks safer than 17% of every city located within South Carolina along with 2% 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 Union, SC. As a result, Union, SC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Union

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Union is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Union is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Union is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Union, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Union, SC you have a 1 in 104 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Union, SC.

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

A good indicator of whether Union, SC is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Union, SC has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Union, SC has increased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Union, SC has increased by 16% year over year.

Union police department

ItemUnionSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)315,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.13.3
There are a total of 31 Union police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.1% less than the South Carolina average and 13.1% 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
Buffalo, SC1,3592541,6621,917
Monarch Mill, SC1,8502621,7151,977
Pacolet, SC2,2914282,1822,610
Jonesville, SC8561,7361,8523,588
Carlisle, SC4987604,9665,726
Union, SC8,1919675,3026,269

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Citrus Hills, FL8,1912431,4791,722
Hillside, IL8,1923771,9532,330
Pasadena Hills, FL8,1904332,6363,069
Calumet Park, IL8,1894402,2782,717
Wytheville, VA8,1931602,6502,810
Union, SC8,1919675,3026,269
Source: The Union, 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.