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Crime rate in Greenville, South Carolina (SC): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
 Very low (< 50)
 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Greenville by Year

Type

2000

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(11.9)
9
(15.7)
2
(3.5)
6
(10.6)
5
(8.8)
8
(13.9)
8
(13.9)
2
(3.4)
1
(1.7)
3
(4.8)
5
(8.5)
1
(1.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
53
(90.3)
45
(78.5)
33
(58.2)
34
(60.1)
32
(56.1)
25
(43.4)
26
(45.1)
21
(35.6)
28
(46.4)
20
(32.1)
22
(37.2)
21
(34.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
230
(391.7)
172
(300.0)
106
(186.9)
128
(226.1)
161
(282.2)
141
(245.0)
172
(298.6)
157
(265.9)
160
(265.1)
132
(211.6)
110
(186.2)
104
(170.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
555
(945.1)
446
(777.9)
430
(758.0)
470
(830.2)
458
(802.7)
393
(682.8)
453
(786.5)
412
(697.9)
449
(743.9)
313
(501.9)
348
(588.9)
383
(628.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
808
(1,376.0)
622
(1,084.9)
781
(1,376.7)
739
(1,305.4)
776
(1,360.1)
761
(1,322.2)
643
(1,116.4)
659
(1,116.2)
622
(1,030.6)
597
(957.2)
732
(1,238.8)
603
(989.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,563
(6,067.7)
3,075
(5,363.6)
3,192
(5,626.9)
3,136
(5,539.4)
2,710
(4,749.7)
2,671
(4,640.6)
2,805
(4,870.2)
2,681
(4,541.1)
2,790
(4,622.6)
2,499
(4,006.9)
2,540
(4,298.6)
2,411
(3,955.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
303
(516.0)
283
(493.6)
291
(513.0)
316
(558.2)
308
(539.8)
330
(573.3)
362
(628.5)
365
(618.2)
262
(434.1)
169
(271.0)
223
(377.4)
209
(342.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(17.0)
7
(12.2)
13
(22.9)
16
(28.3)
11
(19.3)
11
(19.1)
5
(8.7)
10
(16.9)
9
(14.9)
7
(11.2)
5
(8.5)
12
(19.7)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7)661.4565.9527.0558.2537.3504.1535.7476.4473.6378.6430.2390.8
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 412 registered sex offenders living in Greenville, South Carolina as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Greenville to the number of sex offenders is 147 to 1.


See how dangerous Greenville, SC is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Greenville:

390.8
Mauldin:

142.5
Travelers Rest:

358.7
Simpsonville:

256.6
Greer:

288.6
Easley:

493.8
Fountain Inn:

219.6
West Pelzer:

955.3
Duncan:

177.1
Violent crime rate in 2012
Greenville:

369.4
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Greenville:

373.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Greenville:

336.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Greenville:

468.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Greenville:

442.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Greenville:

520.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Greenville:

452.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Greenville:

520.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Greenville:

514.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Greenville:

454.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Greenville:

548.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2000
Greenville:

661.1
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Greenville:

377.7
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Greenville:

438.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Greenville:

365.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Greenville:

424.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Greenville:

458.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Greenville:

474.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Greenville:

492.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Greenville:

498.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Greenville:

525.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Greenville:

535.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Greenville:

472.5
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2000
Greenville:

554.2
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Greenville, SC collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 223 (181 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
South Carolina average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 235 (190 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
South Carolina average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 220 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
South Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 225 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
South Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 225 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
South Carolina average:

2.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 215 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
South Carolina average:

2.50

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 228 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
South Carolina average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 221 (177 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
South Carolina average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 228 (179 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
South Carolina average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 230 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
South Carolina average:

2.44


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Greenville

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 29609, 29614, 29615.


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