Reported Annual Crime In Tega Cay

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTega Cay/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime224n/a (estimate)2,1613,7022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTega Cay/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.85.3
Rape1n/a9.649.841.7
Robbery1n/a9.677.098.0
Assault3n/a28.9371.5248.9
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)48506383
Burglary8n/a77.2623.1430.4
Theft210n/a2,025.72,289.11,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a9.6283.8237.4
Property crime219n/a (estimate)2,1123,1962,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Tega Cay, 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 42% lower than the average of crimes committed in South Carolina. It is also 21% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Tega Cay, SC shows a crime rate that is 90% lower than the South Carolina average. The crime rate is also 87% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Tega Cay, SC is shown to be 34% lower than the South Carolina average and 11% lower than the national average.

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The Tega Cay crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Tega Cay 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 Tega Cay crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tega Cay is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.92 daily crimes that occur in Tega Cay.
  • Tega Cay is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tega Cay you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tega Cay has increased by 37%.

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Daily Crime In Tega Cay (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Tega Cay, SC on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of South Carolina. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Tega Cay, SC (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to South Carolina state wide, are 1.71 times less than the state average and 1.27 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Tega Cay, SC on a daily bases are 10.50 times less than than South Carolina average and 7.94 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Tega Cay, SC are 1.51 times less than the daily state average and 1.12 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Tega Cay (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Tega Cay, SC compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Tega Cay, SC safer than 90% when compared to other South Carolina cities, and 67% 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 Tega Cay, SC. At this time, Tega Cay, SC sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tega Cay

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 2074
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 47
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tega Cay, SC? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Tega Cay, SC, you have a 1 in 2074 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 48. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tega Cay, SC is 1 in 47.

Year Over Year Crime In Tega Cay (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Tega Cay, SC is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Tega Cay, SC has increased by 336%, while the property crime rate in Tega Cay, SC has increased by 35% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Tega Cay, SC has increased by 37% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Tega Cay police department

ItemTega CaySouth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)235,812558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.95.13.3
There are a total of 23 Tega Cay police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.1% less than the South Carolina average and 9.9% 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
Marvin, NC6,056118828946
Lesslie, SC2,2341579931,150
Lake Wylie, SC11,4721931,2181,410
Newport, SC3,4932001,2621,461
India Hook, SC4,1922301,4551,686
Fort Mill, SC13,1812671,8432,110
Cramerton, NC4,292672,3762,443
Tega Cay, SC9,026482,1122,161

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Blacklick Estates, OH9,0223392,7543,093
Newcastle, OK9,030702,1182,188
Exeter, NH9,022196662858
Chatham, NJ9,03022510533
Bay Minette, AL9,0198653,5754,440
Tega Cay, SC9,026482,1122,161
Source: The Tega Cay, 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.