Reported Annual Crime In Summerville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSummerville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,892n/a (estimate)3,7473,7022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSummerville/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a7.97.85.3
Rape22n/a43.649.841.7
Robbery31n/a61.477.098.0
Assault90n/a178.2371.5248.9
Violent crime147n/a (estimate)291506383
Burglary173n/a342.6623.1430.4
Theft1,457n/a2,885.32,289.11,694.4
Vehicle theft115n/a227.7283.8237.4
Property crime1,745n/a (estimate)3,4563,1962,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Summerville, SC is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 1% higher than the average of crimes committed in South Carolina. It is also 36% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Summerville, SC shows a crime rate that is 42% lower than the South Carolina average. The crime rate is also 24% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Summerville, SC is shown to be 8% higher than the South Carolina average and 46% higher than the national average.
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The Summerville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Summerville 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 Summerville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Summerville is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.26 daily crimes that occur in Summerville.
  • Summerville is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Summerville you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Summerville has decreased by 1%.

Compare Summerville, SC Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Summerville (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Summerville, SC per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for South Carolina and on a national scale. In Summerville, SC the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.01 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.36 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Summerville, SC is 1.74 times less than the South Carolina average and 1.32 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Summerville, SC has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the South Carolina average and 1.46 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Summerville (higher is better)

How safe is Summerville, SC compared to other cities in South Carolina and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Summerville, SC is safer than 62% of the cities in South Carolina and 28% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in South Carolina and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Summerville, SC. Overall, Summerville, SC is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Summerville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Summerville is 1 in 344
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Summerville is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Summerville is 1 in 27
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Summerville, SC? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Summerville, SC you have a 1 in 344 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 Summerville, SC.

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

A good indicator of whether Summerville, SC is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Summerville, SC has increased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Summerville, SC has decreased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Summerville, SC has decreased by 1% year over year.

Summerville police department

ItemSummervilleSouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)915,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.05.13.3
There are a total of 91 Summerville police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.3% less than the South Carolina average and 38.1% 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
Lincolnville, SC1,0532371,4961,733
Hanahan, SC20,7103021,6171,919
Ridgeville, SC1,9442711,7141,985
Goose Creek, SC40,5533772,2932,669
Sangaree, SC7,6584953,1293,624
Ladson, SC15,7765873,7064,292
Moncks Corner, SC9,3004445,0475,491
Summerville, SC47,9192913,4563,747

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
East Honolulu, HI47,9571081,2231,331
Euclid, OH47,8636412,6803,321
Portage, MI47,8542213,0043,224
Coeur d'Alene, ID47,8423842,2232,607
Tuckahoe, VA47,9971891,6311,820
Summerville, SC47,9192913,4563,747
Source: The Summerville, 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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