Beaufort, SC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
662
Total Crimes
4,755.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.17%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Beaufort, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Beaufort is 4,755.7 per 100,000 people. That's 85.17% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 35.65% higher than the South Carolina total crime rate of 3,505.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Beaufort SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
9.5

How Does Beaufort Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Beaufort
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 662 4,755.7 3,505.9 2,568.4
Murder 1 7.2 7.7 5.0
Robbery 18 129.3 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 57 409.5 362.8 246.8
Violent Crime 81 581.9 488.3 368.9
Burglary 78 560.3 579.7 376.0
Larceny 484 3,477.0 2,156.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 19 136.5 281.9 228.9
Property Crime 581 4,173.9 3,017.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Beaufort

81
Violent Crimes
581.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
57.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 171.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Beaufort each year. That compares to a 1 in 204.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Beaufort is 581.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 57.74% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 19.17% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 488.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Beaufort

581
Property Crimes
4,173.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
89.76%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Beaufort each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Beaufort is 4,173.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 89.76% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 38.31% higher than the South Carolina property crime rate of 3,017.6 per 100,000 people.

Beaufort Crime Compared To South Carolina Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in South Carolina.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Beaufort

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Summerville, SC 51,565 1,880 3,645.9 3,374.4 271.5
Pooler, GA 24,656 782 3,171.6 3,074.3 97.3
Bluffton, SC 22,578 302 1,337.6 1,116.1 221.5
Port Royal, SC 13,227 214 1,617.9 1,496.9 121.0
Rincon, GA 10,039 327 3,257.3 3,127.8 129.5
Port Wentworth, GA 9,105 151 1,658.4 1,318.0 340.5
Hardeeville, SC 6,561 224 3,414.1 2,728.2 685.9
Ridgeland, SC 4,072 98 2,406.7 2,185.7 221.0
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