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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 48%
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 peopleWellford/100k peopleSouth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32n/a (estimate)1,1623,2522,346
Murder0n/a0.010.56.5
Rape0n/a0.040.038.4
Robbery1n/a36.359.873.9
Assault3n/a108.9420.3279.7
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)145531388
Burglary4n/a145.2448.0314.2
Theft22n/a798.81,991.01,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a72.6282.1246.0
Property crime28n/a (estimate)1,0172,7211,958

Key findings

  • Wellford crime rates are 50% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wellford are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Wellford you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wellford is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wellford has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Wellford (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wellford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wellford is 1 in 689
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wellford is 1 in 99
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wellford is 1 in 87

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

      Wellford police department

      ItemWellfordSouth CarolinaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)95,812558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.13.3
      There are a total of 9 Wellford police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.7% less than the South Carolina average and 14.2% greater 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woodruff, SC4,12769803872
      Roebuck, SC2,5462161,1071,322
      Five Forks, SC16,9292171,1101,327
      Mayo, SC1,3932531,2991,552
      Inman Mills, SC1,5922721,3941,666
      Startex, SC1,3622871,4681,755
      Fairforest, SC1,9562981,5281,826
      Wellford, SC2,4941451,0171,162

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hudson, MI2,4948642,0452,909
      Groton, NY2,495202783986
      Dousman, WI2,493101463564
      Clinton, MI2,495175394569
      East Dublin, GA2,4932211,1081,329
      Wellford, SC2,4941451,0171,162
      Source: The Wellford, 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.