Reported Annual Crime In Kershaw

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKershaw/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,009 (estimate)3,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKershaw/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)269 (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)1,740 (estimate)3,2442,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kershaw is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.5 daily crimes that occur in Kershaw.
  • Kershaw is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kershaw you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kershaw has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Kershaw (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kershaw

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kershaw is 1 in 372
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kershaw is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kershaw is 1 in 50

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

Kershaw police department

ItemKershawSouth 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
Elgin, SC3,1332901,8722,162
Lancaster, SC8,9715453,5224,067
Heath Springs, SC7746644,2934,957
Bethune, SC2616654,2974,962
Jefferson, SC8336724,3435,015
Elgin town, SC1,5255964,9675,563
Kershaw, SC2,3572691,7402,009

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ferrum, VA2,3571361,1561,292
Danville, AR2,3571711,1981,369
LaGrange, OH2,3571149771,091
Wrightsville, PA2,3581598791,038
Dalton Gardens, ID2,35640302342
Kershaw, SC2,3572691,7402,009
Source: The Kershaw, 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.