Reported Annual Crime In Seneca

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeneca/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime262n/a (estimate)3,1543,7462,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeneca/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.45.3
Rape7n/a84.348.140.4
Robbery5n/a60.281.3102.8
Assault23n/a276.8365.0248.5
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)421502386
Burglary48n/a577.8664.7468.9
Theft167n/a2,010.12,298.51,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a144.4280.6236.9
Property crime227n/a (estimate)2,7323,2442,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Seneca, SC. The total number of reported crimes in Seneca, SC is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Seneca, SC crime rate is 16% lower than the South Carolina average and is 11% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Seneca, SC has a violent crime rate that is 16% lower than the South Carolina average and 9% higher than the national average. For property crime, Seneca, SC is 16% lower than the South Carolina average and 11% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Seneca is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.64 daily crimes that occur in Seneca.
  • Seneca is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Seneca you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Seneca has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Seneca (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Seneca, 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 Seneca, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.19 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.11 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Seneca, SC is 1.19 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.09 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Seneca, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.11 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Seneca (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Seneca, SC compared to every other city in South Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Seneca, SC ranks safer than 61% of every city located within South Carolina along with 26% 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 Seneca, SC. As a result, Seneca, SC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seneca

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seneca is 1 in 238
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seneca is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Seneca is 1 in 32
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Seneca, SC? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Seneca, SC, then there is a 1 in 238 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 37. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Seneca, SC.

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

Determining whether Seneca, SC is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Seneca, SC has increased by 105% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Seneca, SC has increased by 4% in the same time frame.

Seneca police department

ItemSenecaSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)465,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.65.13.3
There are a total of 46 Seneca police officers. This results in 5.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.8% greater than the South Carolina average and 72.7% 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
Salem, SC149000
Gumlog, GA2,2641751,3201,495
Utica, SC1,6042471,5981,846
Pendleton, SC3,1072921,8902,182
Walhalla, SC4,2633292,3982,727
Six Mile, SC8143962,5582,954
Clemson, SC15,0081652,9373,101
Seneca, SC8,2284212,7323,154

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairview, TX8,23523610633
Wesley Chapel, NC8,2171319611,091
Crete, IL8,2151961,7131,909
Pineville, NC8,24461414,15514,769
St. Martin, MS8,2452472,4452,692
Seneca, SC8,2284212,7323,154
Source: The Seneca, 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.