Reported Annual Crime In York

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYork/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime370n/a (estimate)4,5643,7982,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYork/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.14.9
Rape7n/a86.346.938.6
Robbery17n/a209.780.3101.9
Assault49n/a604.4369.1237.8
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)900505373
Burglary44n/a542.7705.7491.4
Theft247n/a3,046.82,322.71,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a74.0264.9220.2
Property crime297n/a (estimate)3,6643,2932,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in York, SC. All reported York, 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 York, SC overall crime rate is 20% higher than in comparison to the South Carolina average; and is also 60% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in York, SC, the rate is 78% higher than compared to the South Carolina average, and 142% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, York, SC comes in at 11% higher than to the average seen in South Carolina, and 47% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in York is 60% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.5 daily crimes that occur in York.
  • York is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In York you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in York has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In York (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in York, SC per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for South Carolina as well as national figures. In York, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.60 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in York, SC are 1.78 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.42 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, York, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.47 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is York (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of York, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that York, SC ranks safer than 26% of every city located within South Carolina along with 5% 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 York, SC. As a result, York, SC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in York

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in York is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of property crime in York is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in York is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in York, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In York, SC you have a 1 in 112 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in York, SC.

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

The year over year crime rate for York, SC is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in York, SC has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 5% in York, SC, while property crimes in York, SC have decreased by 19%. Crimes in total for York, SC have decreased by 16% year over year.

York police department

ItemYorkSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)325,812556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.05.13.3
There are a total of 32 York police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the South Carolina average and 23% 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
Newport, SC3,7241591,0371,196
Lake Wylie, SC9,6401771,1551,332
Grover, NC1,0921591,2581,416
India Hook, SC3,8041901,2431,433
Tega Cay, SC8,224111,5681,579
York, SC7,9139003,6644,564

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Webster City, IA7,9053751,6832,058
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY7,905133563696
Downingtown, PA7,9211642,2902,454
Mahtomedi, MN7,9231069731,079
Dexter, MO7,9021632,9033,066
York, SC7,9139003,6644,564
Source: The York, 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.