Reported Annual Crime In Fairfax

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,086 (estimate)3,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/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)280 (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)1,807 (estimate)3,2442,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairfax is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.72 daily crimes that occur in Fairfax.
  • Fairfax is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairfax you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairfax has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Fairfax (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfax

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfax is 1 in 358
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfax is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfax is 1 in 48

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

Fairfax police department

ItemFairfaxSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.05.13.3
There are a total of 8 Fairfax police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the South Carolina average and 23.5% 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
Gifford, SC5170370370
Varnville, SC2,2582601,6821,942
Ehrhardt, SC4568023,0063,808
Allendale, SC3,1891,3053,7865,091
Sycamore, SC1467094,5825,291
Brunson, SC4857344,7435,477
Kline, SC1467564,8855,641
Fairfax, SC1,9102801,8072,086

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Weweantic, MA1,910170703872
Thomaston, ME1,9101803,0263,206
Stillwater, NY1,910166683849
Dunnellon, FL1,9102247,5597,783
Las Animas, CO1,9091931,5391,731
Fairfax, SC1,9102801,8072,086
Source: The Fairfax, 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.