Reported Annual Crime In St. Matthews

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Matthews/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime101n/a (estimate)5,2223,5062,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Matthews/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.75.0
Rape0n/a0.047.942.6
Robbery2n/a103.469.986.2
Assault11n/a568.8362.8246.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)672488381
Burglary27n/a1,396.1579.7376.0
Theft54n/a2,792.12,156.01,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a361.9281.9228.9
Property crime88n/a (estimate)4,5503,0182,200

St. Matthews crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Matthews is 102% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.31 daily crimes that occur in St. Matthews.
  • St. Matthews is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Matthews you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Matthews has increased by 11%.

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      Daily Crime In St. Matthews (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is St. Matthews (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Matthews

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Matthews is 1 in 149
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Matthews is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Matthews is 1 in 20

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Matthews (per 100,000 people)

      St. Matthews police department

      ItemSt. MatthewsSouth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)65,812558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.95.13.3
      There are a total of 6 St. Matthews police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.9% less than the South Carolina average and 9.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in South Carolina

      StateTotal offendersSouth Carolina /100KNational /100K
      South Carolina15,193377266
      There are a total of 15,193 sex offenders in South Carolina. This yields a total of 377 sex offenders in South Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 42% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Cameron, SC440248496744
      Gadsden, SC1,9482631,6291,893
      Wilkinson Heights, SC2,4112771,7161,993
      Edisto, SC2,3662811,7362,016
      Elloree, SC7211532,4542,607
      Brookdale, SC4,1744692,8993,368
      Eastover, SC8737494,6345,383
      St. Matthews, SC2,0346724,5505,222

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      Neodesha, KS2,0343491,8762,225
      Country Knolls, NY2,034122501623
      Hampton Manor, NY2,034174718892
      Decatur, MI2,0331,0942,6483,742
      East Berwick, PA2,033130631761
      St. Matthews, SC2,0346724,5505,222
      Source: The St. Matthews, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.