Central, SC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
140
Total Crimes
2,702.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
5.23%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Central, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Central is 2,702.7 per 100,000 people. That's 5.23% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -22.91% lower 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.

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Central SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Central
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 140 2,702.7 3,505.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 7.7 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 4 77.2 362.8 246.8
Violent Crime 5 96.5 488.3 368.9
Burglary 8 154.4 579.7 376.0
Larceny 120 2,316.6 2,156.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 7 135.1 281.9 228.9
Property Crime 135 2,606.2 3,017.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Central

5
Violent Crimes
96.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-73.83%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,036.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Central each year. That compares to a 1 in 204.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Central is 96.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -73.83% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -80.23% lower than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 488.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Central

135
Property Crimes
2,606.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
18.49%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Central each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Central is 2,606.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 18.49% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -13.64% lower than the South Carolina property crime rate of 3,017.6 per 100,000 people.

Central 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 Central

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Columbus, NE 23,257 383 1,646.8 1,535.0 111.8
Seward, NE 7,209 74 1,026.5 984.9 41.6
Aurora, NE 4,488 37 824.4 802.1 22.3
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