Orangeburg, SC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
920
Total Crimes
7,176.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
179.41%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Orangeburg, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Orangeburg is 7,176.3 per 100,000 people. That's 179.41% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 104.69% 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.

Orangeburg SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Orangeburg
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 920 7,176.3 3,505.9 2,568.4
Murder 1 7.8 7.7 5.0
Robbery 29 226.2 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 137 1,068.6 362.8 246.8
Violent Crime 170 1,326.1 488.3 368.9
Burglary 139 1,084.2 579.7 376.0
Larceny 550 4,290.2 2,156.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 61 475.8 281.9 228.9
Property Crime 750 5,850.2 3,017.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Orangeburg

170
Violent Crimes
1,326.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
259.46%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 75.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Orangeburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 204.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Orangeburg is 1,326.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 259.46% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 171.57% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 488.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Orangeburg

750
Property Crimes
5,850.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
165.98%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 17.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Orangeburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Orangeburg is 5,850.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 165.98% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 93.87% higher than the South Carolina property crime rate of 3,017.6 per 100,000 people.

Orangeburg 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 Orangeburg

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lexington, SC 21,680 741 3,417.9 3,053.5 364.4
West Columbia, SC 17,368 1,473 8,481.1 7,439.0 1,042.1
Cayce, SC 14,238 773 5,429.1 4,642.5 786.6
Irmo, SC 12,413 511 4,116.7 3,601.1 515.6
Forest Acres, SC 10,375 704 6,785.5 6,303.6 481.9
St. Matthews, SC 1,934 101 5,222.3 4,550.2 672.2
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