Table 8

SOUTH CAROLINA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Metropolitan Counties Aiken 549 10 90 50 399 3,105 902 1,791 412 6
Anderson 918 16 66 91 745 6,334 1,560 4,042 732 22
Beaufort 421 8 58 63 292 2,360 501 1,672 187 11
Berkeley 444 8 44 63 329 2,847 735 1,750 362 12
Calhoun 30 2 2 3 23 213 77 115 21 3
Chester 151 1 11 13 126 555 149 357 49 6
Darlington 224 4 25 28 167 1,780 706 948 126 17
Fairfield 142 1 3 8 130 544 147 341 56 7
Florence 324 7 38 74 205 2,507 784 1,507 216 6
Greenville 1,800 24 184 277 1,315 9,352 2,281 6,072 999 61
Horry 6 0 1 0 5 2 0 2 0 0
Horry County Police Department 994 21 201 120 652 6,888 1,412 4,833 643 48
Jasper 40 4 4 14 18 503 134 311 58 2
Lancaster 254 5 25 29 195 1,715 468 1,173 74 8
Laurens 142 4 12 11 115 920 280 536 104 9
Lexington 514 11 65 78 360 4,506 860 3,115 531 17
Pickens 281 5 37 17 222 1,587 545 853 189 4
Richland 1,959 26 137 300 1,496 9,684 1,832 6,649 1,203 36
Saluda 46 1 5 2 38 179 46 117 16 4
Spartanburg 749 14 70 94 571 5,532 1,287 3,751 494 20
Sumter 354 1 22 22 309 1,872 624 1,093 155 11
Union 120 1 11 14 94 607 156 418 33 8
York 365 2 51 38 274 2,235 598 1,516 121 11
Nonmetropolitan Counties Abbeville 44 1 4 6 33 289 103 171 15 2
Bamberg 26 0 4 0 22 144 58 76 10 1
Barnwell 79 0 5 7 67 247 67 159 21 6
Cherokee 115 1 14 25 75 1,236 358 807 71 4
Chesterfield 131 0 7 8 116 862 268 453 141 5
Clarendon 78 2 6 9 61 595 193 355 47 2
Colleton 209 3 17 17 172 806 225 505 76 15
Dillon 142 7 10 13 112 769 249 474 46 13
Georgetown 164 2 28 17 117 1,184 320 748 116 7
Greenwood 165 0 25 15 125 1,172 270 848 54 0
Hampton 51 0 3 8 40 233 76 145 12 0
Lee 66 1 4 7 54 307 98 173 36 7
Marion3 130 2 11 14 103 270 299 1
Marlboro 116 2 5 13 96 561 196 312 53 4
McCormick 21 0 0 3 18 90 35 44 11 0
Newberry 43 1 1 6 35 293 87 189 17 1
Oconee 146 1 36 9 100 1,501 376 1,032 93 5
Williamsburg 136 3 11 20 102 689 234 379 76 9
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The FBI determined that the agency's data were overreported. Consequently, those data are not included in this table.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.