Reported Annual Crime In Westminster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestminster/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime100n/a (estimate)4,0423,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestminster/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape0n/a0.046.938.6
Robbery0n/a0.080.3101.9
Assault8n/a323.4369.1237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)323505373
Burglary9n/a363.8705.7491.4
Theft80n/a3,233.62,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a121.3264.9220.2
Property crime92n/a (estimate)3,7193,2932,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Westminster is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.07 daily crimes that occur in Westminster.
  • Westminster is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westminster you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westminster has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Westminster (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westminster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westminster is 1 in 310
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westminster is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westminster is 1 in 25

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

Westminster police department

ItemWestminsterSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.13.3
There are a total of 9 Westminster police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.3% less than the South Carolina average and 12.7% 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
Gumlog, GA2,2971661,3281,494
Utica, SC1,2472481,6221,871
Seneca, SC8,1472052,8163,022
Walhalla, SC4,2315222,5633,086
Fair Play, SC6745043,2933,797
Westminster, SC2,5393233,7194,042

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Crystal, MN2,539401,1101,149
Garden View, PA2,5391528751,027
Winfield, WV2,53885513598
Millersburg, PA2,5401581,7001,858
Montpelier, ID2,5401982,2592,457
Westminster, SC2,5393233,7194,042
Source: The Westminster, 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.