Reported Annual Crime In Simpsonville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSimpsonville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime829n/a (estimate)3,7983,7022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSimpsonville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape14n/a64.149.841.7
Robbery12n/a55.077.098.0
Assault42n/a192.4371.5248.9
Violent crime68n/a (estimate)312506383
Burglary87n/a398.6623.1430.4
Theft616n/a2,821.92,289.11,694.4
Vehicle theft58n/a265.7283.8237.4
Property crime761n/a (estimate)3,4863,1962,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Simpsonville, SC. The total number of reported crimes in Simpsonville, 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 Simpsonville, SC crime rate is 3% higher than the South Carolina average and is 38% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Simpsonville, SC has a violent crime rate that is 38% lower than the South Carolina average and 19% lower than the national average. For property crime, Simpsonville, SC is 9% higher than the South Carolina average and 48% higher than the national average.
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The Simpsonville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Simpsonville 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 Simpsonville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Simpsonville is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.4 daily crimes that occur in Simpsonville.
  • Simpsonville is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Simpsonville you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Simpsonville has increased by 5%.

Compare Simpsonville, SC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Simpsonville (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Simpsonville, 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 Simpsonville, SC the total number of daily crimes is 1.03 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.38 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Simpsonville, SC is 1.62 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.23 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Simpsonville, SC has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.48 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Simpsonville (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Simpsonville, SC compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Simpsonville, SC safer than 60% when compared to other South Carolina cities, and 27% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in South Carolina, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Simpsonville, SC. At this time, Simpsonville, SC sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Simpsonville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Simpsonville is 1 in 322
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Simpsonville is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Simpsonville is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Simpsonville, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Simpsonville, SC you have a 1 in 322 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Simpsonville, SC.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Simpsonville, SC is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Simpsonville, SC has decreased by 35% and the rate of property crime in Simpsonville, SC has increased by 11%. The total crime rate in Simpsonville, SC has increased by 5% year to year.

Simpsonville police department

ItemSimpsonvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)475,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.55.13.3
There are a total of 47 Simpsonville police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.7% less than the South Carolina average and 23.2% less 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
Wellford, SC2,4943861,0051,391
Five Forks, SC16,9292061,3041,510
Mauldin, SC24,7232551,6021,856
Pelzer, SC1,2252561,6151,871
Startex, SC1,3622731,7251,998
City View, SC1,6842751,7362,010
Duncan, SC3,2831471,9092,056
Simpsonville, SC20,1833123,4863,798

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lorton, VA20,1731431,2371,380
Cartersville, GA20,1693734,6234,996
Johnstown, PA20,1697503,0273,776
Sulphur, LA20,1984694,1394,608
Ferndale, MI20,1672192,0712,290
Simpsonville, SC20,1833123,4863,798
Source: The Simpsonville, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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