Reported Annual Crime In Darlington

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDarlington/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime567n/a (estimate)9,3103,7022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDarlington/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a32.87.85.3
Rape3n/a49.349.841.7
Robbery7n/a114.977.098.0
Assault54n/a886.7371.5248.9
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)1,084506383
Burglary66n/a1,083.7623.1430.4
Theft414n/a6,798.02,289.11,694.4
Vehicle theft21n/a344.8283.8237.4
Property crime501n/a (estimate)8,2273,1962,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Darlington, SC. All reported Darlington, 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 Darlington, SC overall crime rate is 151% higher than in comparison to the South Carolina average; and is also 239% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Darlington, SC, the rate is 114% higher than compared to the South Carolina average, and 183% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Darlington, SC comes in at 157% higher than to the average seen in South Carolina, and 248% higher than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Darlington is 239% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 25.51 daily crimes that occur in Darlington.
  • Darlington is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Darlington you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Darlington has increased by 2%.

Compare Darlington, SC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Darlington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Darlington, 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 Darlington, SC the total number of daily crimes is 2.51 times more than the South Carolina average and 3.39 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Darlington, SC is 2.14 times more than the South Carolina average and 2.83 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Darlington, SC has a daily crime rate that is 2.57 times more than the South Carolina average and 3.48 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Darlington (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Darlington, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Darlington, SC ranks safer than 6% of every city located within South Carolina along with 1% 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 Darlington, SC. As a result, Darlington, SC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Darlington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Darlington is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Darlington is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Darlington is 1 in 11
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Darlington, SC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Darlington, SC, you have a 1 in 93 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 13. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Darlington, SC is 1 in 11.

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

A good indicator of whether Darlington, 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 Darlington, SC has increased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Darlington, SC has increased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Darlington, SC has increased by 2% year over year.

Darlington police department

ItemDarlingtonSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)285,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.45.13.3
There are a total of 28 Darlington police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.4% less than the South Carolina average and 36.4% 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
Quinby, SC1,192000
Society Hill, SC5861861,1131,299
North Hartsville, SC3,1522741,7312,005
Timmonsville, SC2,1292881,8212,109
Blenheim, SC1496754,2664,942
Lamar, SC9916914,3625,053
Lydia, SC5017034,4415,144
Darlington, SC6,1851,0848,2279,310

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boonville, IN6,1865672,9953,562
Plain City, UT6,1831962,2752,471
Wilmore, KY6,181472,2572,304
Contra Costa Centre, CA6,190147815962
Mims, FL6,1904122,5342,946
Darlington, SC6,1851,0848,2279,310
Source: The Darlington, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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