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


City-Data.com crime index in Summerville, SC compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Summerville, SC

The 2019 crime rate in Summerville, SC is 277 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 81.1% U.S. cities. The 2019 Summerville crime rate rose by 11% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 5 - an increase of 3 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Summerville has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Summerville, SC is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Summerville:

277.4
Goose Creek:

178.3
Hanahan:

155.9
North Charleston:

603.7
Moncks Corner:

326.1
Cottageville:

240.1
Charleston:

225.2
Harleyville:

147.2
Mount Pleasant:

90.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Summerville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
6
(12.6)
1
(2.1)
2
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(6.2)
5
(10.0)
4
(7.9)
2
(3.9)
5
(9.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(41.8)
13
(29.6)
8
(17.2)
10
(21.0)
8
(16.8)
2
(4.4)
13
(28.8)
9
(19.2)
14
(29.1)
14
(27.9)
22
(43.6)
25
(48.5)
34
(64.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
44
(114.9)
36
(81.8)
57
(122.8)
47
(98.9)
45
(94.8)
32
(70.8)
26
(57.5)
23
(49.1)
21
(43.7)
29
(57.8)
31
(61.4)
19
(36.8)
21
(39.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(201.0)
96
(218.3)
97
(209.0)
75
(157.9)
103
(216.9)
47
(104.0)
65
(143.8)
107
(228.6)
76
(158.1)
112
(223.3)
90
(178.2)
94
(182.3)
126
(238.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
168
(438.6)
154
(350.1)
164
(353.4)
N/A240
(505.5)
192
(424.7)
217
(480.0)
203
(433.8)
224
(466.0)
188
(374.8)
173
(342.6)
217
(420.8)
244
(461.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,159
(3,026)
1,212
(2,755)
1,204
(2,595)
1,336
(2,812)
1,291
(2,719)
1,022
(2,261)
1,239
(2,741)
1,291
(2,758)
1,368
(2,846)
1,509
(3,009)
1,457
(2,885)
1,403
(2,721)
1,313
(2,483)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
117
(305.5)
104
(236.4)
143
(308.2)
82
(172.6)
80
(168.5)
105
(232.3)
87
(192.4)
125
(267.1)
120
(249.6)
105
(209.4)
115
(227.7)
120
(232.7)
105
(198.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(20.9)
2
(4.5)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.4)
2
(4.3)
2
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(9.9)
4
(7.8)
2
(3.8)
City-Data.com crime index284.3254.6249.9253.8247.1193.1227.6237.9246.9267.6262.4251.0277.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 69 registered sex offenders living in Summerville, South Carolina as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Summerville is 713 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Summerville:

222.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Summerville:

165.8
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Summerville:

179.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Summerville:

188.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Summerville:

142.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Summerville:

158.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Summerville:

129.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Summerville:

100.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
Summerville:

176.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Summerville:

174.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Summerville:

187.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Summerville:

188.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Summerville:

199.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Summerville:

210.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Summerville:

177.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Summerville:

207.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Summerville:

309.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Summerville:

246.2
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Summerville:

255.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Summerville:

246.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Summerville:

256.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Summerville:

272.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Summerville:

264.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Summerville:

261.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Summerville:

232.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
Summerville:

262.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2008
Summerville:

246.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Summerville:

243.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Summerville:

284.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Summerville:

301.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Summerville:

262.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Summerville:

288.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Summerville:

353.0
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 133 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
South Carolina average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 124 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
South Carolina average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 115 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
South Carolina average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 113 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
South Carolina average:

2.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 100 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
South Carolina average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 104 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
South Carolina average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 91 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
South Carolina average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 109 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
South Carolina average:

2.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 101 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
South Carolina average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 104 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
South Carolina average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 100 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
South Carolina average:

2.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 97 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
South Carolina average:

2.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 91 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
South Carolina average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 83 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
South Carolina average:

2.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 85 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
South Carolina average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 84 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
South Carolina average:

2.44

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Summerville, SC
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 29483.