The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in West Columbia, SC. These figures on reported criminal activity in West Columbia, SC, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in West Columbia, SC is 112% higher than the average of the whole of the state of South Carolina, and when compared with the national average, is 186% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, West Columbia, SC has 113% higher than violent crime rate than South Carolina average, while remaining 181% higher than the national average. In property crime, West Columbia, SC is 112% higher than the average of South Carolina and is 187% higher than the national average.