Mount Pleasant, SC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,359
Total Crimes
1,514.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.03%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Mount Pleasant, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 1,514.5 per 100,000 people. That's -41.03% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -56.80% 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.

Mount Pleasant SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
8

How Does Mount Pleasant Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mount Pleasant
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,359 1,514.5 3,505.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 7.7 5.0
Robbery 15 16.7 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 113 125.9 362.8 246.8
Violent Crime 138 153.8 488.3 368.9
Burglary 126 140.4 579.7 376.0
Larceny 1,002 1,116.6 2,156.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 93 103.6 281.9 228.9
Property Crime 1,221 1,360.7 3,017.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Mount Pleasant

138
Violent Crimes
153.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-58.31%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 650.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mount Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 204.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 153.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -58.31% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -68.50% lower than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 488.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mount Pleasant

1,221
Property Crimes
1,360.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-38.14%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 73.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mount Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 1,360.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -38.14% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -54.91% lower than the South Carolina property crime rate of 3,017.6 per 100,000 people.

Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Charleston, SC 137,092 3,263 2,380.2 2,077.4 302.7
North Charleston, SC 112,840 7,606 6,740.5 5,819.7 920.8
Goose Creek, SC 43,545 1,060 2,434.3 2,193.1 241.1
Hanahan, SC 26,060 406 1,557.9 1,327.7 230.2
Isle of Palms, SC 4,396 82 1,865.3 1,819.8 45.5
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