Reported Annual Crime In Folly Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolly Beach/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)581 (estimate)3,7022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFolly Beach/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.3
Rapen/an/an/a49.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a77.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a371.5248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)79 (estimate)506383
Burglaryn/an/an/a623.1430.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,289.11,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a283.8237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)501 (estimate)3,1962,362

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The Folly Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Folly Beach as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Folly Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Folly Beach is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.59 daily crimes that occur in Folly Beach.
  • Folly Beach is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Folly Beach you have a 1 in 173 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Folly Beach has decreased by 86%.

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Daily Crime In Folly Beach (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Folly Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Folly Beach is 1 in 1260
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Folly Beach is 1 in 200
The chance of being a victim of crime in Folly Beach is 1 in 173

Year Over Year Crime In Folly Beach (per 100,000 people)

Folly Beach police department

ItemFolly BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)245,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.95.13.3
There are a total of 24 Folly Beach police officers. This results in 8.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 75.5% greater than the South Carolina average and 173.4% 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
Seabrook Island, SC1,72671449520
Kiawah Island, SC1,54371449520
Sullivan's Island, SC2,04979501581
James Island, SC11,8442031,2801,483
Rockville, SC1532041,2911,496
Isle of Palms, SC4,32001,5541,554
Mount Pleasant, SC77,9071891,5271,716
Folly Beach, SC2,73279501581

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hartford, KY2,7320287287
Norton Center, MA2,732181725906
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,73370479549
Port Richey, FL2,7314945,6426,135
Crest, CA2,7331821,0151,197
Folly Beach, SC2,73279501581
Source: The Folly Beach, 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.