Bluffton, SC Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
224
Total Crimes
813.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-65.34%
Below National Average
7 out of 151
In South Carolina
2,638 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Bluffton, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bluffton is 813.1 per 100,000 people. That's -65.34% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -75.00% lower than the South Carolina total crime rate of 3,251.8 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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Bluffton SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Bluffton
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 224 813.1 3,251.8 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 2 7.3 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 16 58.1 420.3 279.7
Violent Crime 25 90.7 530.7 387.8
Burglary 38 137.9 448.0 314.2
Larceny 145 526.3 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 16 58.1 282.1 246.0
Property Crime 199 722.3 2,721.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Bluffton

25
Violent Crimes
90.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-76.60%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,102.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bluffton each year. That compares to a 1 in 188.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bluffton is 90.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -76.60% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -82.90% lower than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 530.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bluffton

199
Property Crimes
722.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-63.11%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 138.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bluffton each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bluffton is 722.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -63.11% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -73.45% lower than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,721.1 per 100,000 people.

Bluffton 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 Bluffton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Port Royal, SC 13,553 240 1,770.8 1,497.8 273.0
Rincon, GA 10,525 197 1,871.7 1,643.7 228.0
Port Wentworth, GA 10,281 196 1,906.4 1,575.7 330.7
Hardeeville, SC 7,970 223 2,798.0 2,195.7 602.3
Thunderbolt, GA 2,634 41 1,556.6 1,101.0 455.6
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