Reported Annual Crime In Abbeville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbbeville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime229n/a (estimate)4,4233,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbbeville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.45.3
Rape6n/a115.948.140.4
Robbery2n/a38.681.3102.8
Assault22n/a425.0365.0248.5
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)579502386
Burglary59n/a1,139.7664.7468.9
Theft131n/a2,530.42,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft9n/a173.8280.6236.9
Property crime199n/a (estimate)3,8443,2442,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Abbeville, SC. The total number of reported crimes in Abbeville, 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 Abbeville, SC crime rate is 18% higher than the South Carolina average and is 56% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Abbeville, SC has a violent crime rate that is 15% higher than the South Carolina average and 50% higher than the national average. For property crime, Abbeville, SC is 19% higher than the South Carolina average and 57% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Abbeville is 56% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.12 daily crimes that occur in Abbeville.
  • Abbeville is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Abbeville you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Abbeville has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Abbeville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Abbeville, SC per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for South Carolina and on a national level. In Abbeville, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.18 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.56 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Abbeville, SC is 1.15 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.50 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Abbeville, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.57 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Abbeville (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in South Carolina and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Abbeville, SC? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Abbeville, SC has been ranked safer than 48% of other cities in the state of South Carolina. In addition, Abbeville, SC is safer than 15% 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 Abbeville, SC. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Abbeville, SC is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Abbeville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Abbeville is 1 in 173
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Abbeville is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Abbeville is 1 in 23
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Abbeville, SC? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Abbeville, SC, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 173. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 27 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Abbeville, SC is 1 in 23.

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

Determining whether Abbeville, SC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Abbeville, SC has increased by 1% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Abbeville, SC has increased by 2% in the same time frame.

Abbeville police department

ItemAbbevilleSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)245,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.13.3

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
Lake Secession, SC1,2251691,0931,262
Calhoun Falls, SC1,7782751,7792,054
Due West, SC1,36002,1002,100
Hodges, SC1485233,3773,900
Bradley, SC1046224,0184,640
Cokesbury, SC1466514,2064,856
Promised Land, SC4006674,3134,981
Abbeville, SC5,1845793,8444,423

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waterloo, NY5,1844591,8872,346
West Loch Estate, HI5,1832602,5172,777
North Scituate, MA5,187137566703
Central, SC5,1875483,5404,088
Dumfries, VA5,18001,4251,425
Abbeville, SC5,1845793,8444,423
Source: The Abbeville, 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.