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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 3%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTega Cay/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime230n/a (estimate)1,9473,2522,346
Murder0n/a0.010.56.5
Rape3n/a25.440.038.4
Robbery0n/a0.059.873.9
Assault2n/a16.9420.3279.7
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)42531388
Burglary15n/a127.0448.0314.2
Theft210n/a1,777.71,991.01,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0282.1246.0
Property crime225n/a (estimate)1,9052,7211,958

Key findings

  • Tega Cay crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tega Cay are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Tega Cay you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tega Cay is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tega Cay has increased by 30%

Tega Cay crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Tega Cay crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Tega Cay on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of South Carolina and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Tega Cay (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to South Carolina, are 1.67 times less than the state average and 1.20 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Tega Cay on a daily basis are 12.54 times less than than South Carolina average and 9.16 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Tega Cay are 1.43 times less than the daily state average and 1.03 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, South Carolina compared to other areas of South Carolina, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Tega Cay safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Tega Cay is safer than 86% of South Carolina cities, and 57% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Tega Cay 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 2363
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tega Cay is 1 in 52
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Tega Cay? In Tega Cay, you have a 1 in 2363 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 53. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Tega Cay, SC is 1 in 52.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Tega Cay, SC is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Tega Cay has decreased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Tega Cay has increased by 31% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Tega Cay has increased by 30% 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 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marvin, NC6,056136724860
      Lesslie, SC2,2341658461,011
      Fort Mill, SC13,1811349641,097
      Lake Wylie, SC11,4722021,0371,239
      Newport, SC3,4932101,0741,284
      Cramerton, NC4,2922161,1491,365
      India Hook, SC4,1922421,2391,481
      Tega Cay, SC9,026421,9051,947

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Exeter, NH9,022104621725
      Blacklick Estates, OH9,0223522,1062,458
      Chatham, NJ9,03012710722
      Newcastle, OK9,0301181,7211,839
      Bay Minette, AL9,0197852,6873,472
      Tega Cay, SC9,026421,9051,947
      Source: The Tega Cay, SC crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.