Reported Annual Crime In Elgin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,162 (estimate)3,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.45.3
Rapen/an/an/a48.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a81.3102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a365.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)290 (estimate)502386
Burglaryn/an/an/a664.7468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a280.6236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,872 (estimate)3,2442,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elgin is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.92 daily crimes that occur in Elgin.
  • Elgin is safer than 98% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elgin you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elgin has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Elgin (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elgin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elgin is 1 in 346
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elgin is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elgin is 1 in 47

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

Elgin police department

ItemElginSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,812558,732
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
Irwin, SC1,6392471,5931,840
Kershaw, SC2,3572691,7402,009
JAARS, NC5084263,1333,559
Lancaster, SC8,9715453,5224,067
Fort Lawn, SC9513483,9444,292
Catawba, SC9266033,8944,496
Heath Springs, SC7746644,2934,957
Elgin, SC3,1332901,8722,162

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Somerville, TN3,1337753,6194,394
Chandler, OK3,1332511,9762,226
Emerald Mountain, AL3,134101562663
Navy Yard City, WA3,1312072,3952,602
Hilliard, FL3,1312651,6571,922
Elgin, SC3,1332901,8722,162
Source: The Elgin, 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.