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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 60%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleConway/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime995n/a (estimate)3,8083,4522,489
Murder1n/a3.89.05.0
Rape14n/a53.647.842.6
Robbery11n/a42.164.081.6
Assault85n/a325.3390.5250.2
Violent crime111n/a (estimate)425511379
Burglary90n/a344.5533.4340.5
Theft739n/a2,828.52,116.11,549.5
Vehicle theft55n/a210.5290.8219.9
Property crime884n/a (estimate)3,3832,9402,110

Key findings

  • Conway crime rates are 53% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Conway are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Conway you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Conway is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Conway has decreased by 14%

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      Daily Crime In Conway (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Conway, South Carolina is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Conway are 1.10 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.53 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Conway are 1.20 times less than than South Carolina and 1.12 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Conway are 1.15 times more than than South Carolina and 1.60 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Conway (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Conway, South Carolina compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Conway safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Conway is safer than 54% of South Carolina cities, and 18% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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 Conway. At this time, Conway sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Conway

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Conway is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Conway is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Conway is 1 in 27
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Conway? In Conway, you have a 1 in 236 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 30. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Conway, SC is 1 in 27.

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

      A good indicator of whether Conway is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Conway has decreased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Conway has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Conway has decreased by 14% year over year.

      Conway police department

      ItemConwaySouth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)605,812558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.45.13.3
      There are a total of 60 Conway police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33% less than the South Carolina average and 4.4% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in South Carolina

      StateTotal offendersSouth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      South Carolina15,193377266
      There are a total of 15,193 sex offenders in South Carolina. This yields a total of 377 sex offenders in South Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 42% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Forestbrook, SC5,2183552,0422,397
      Aynor, SC6343022,7163,018
      Red Hill, SC14,2514852,7883,272
      Socastee, SC22,7865813,3413,921
      Loris, SC2,5471,2413,1024,343
      Bucksport, SC8057014,0354,736
      Myrtle Beach, SC30,1061,19011,23412,424
      Conway, SC20,6314253,3833,808

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Havelock, NC20,6302582,6632,921
      Milwaukie, OR20,6431721,4801,653
      Mandan, ND20,6133692,8683,237
      Lomita, CA20,6523261,2361,562
      Hayesville, OR20,6534073,9104,317
      Conway, SC20,6314253,3833,808
      Source: The Conway, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.