Florence, SC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,943
Total Crimes
7,818.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
215.70%
Above National Average
145 out of 155
In South Carolina
9,763 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Florence, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Florence is 7,818.8 per 100,000 people. That's 215.70% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 126.53% higher than the South Carolina total crime rate of 3,451.6 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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Florence SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Florence
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,943 7,818.8 3,451.6 2,476.7
Murder 7 18.6 9.0 5.0
Robbery 58 154.1 64.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 353 937.8 390.5 250.2
Violent Crime 447 1,187.6 511.3 366.7
Burglary 388 1,030.8 533.4 340.5
Larceny 1,909 5,071.7 2,116.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 199 528.7 290.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,496 6,631.2 2,940.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Florence

447.0
Violent Crimes
1,187.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
223.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 84.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Florence each year. That compares to a 1 in 195.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Florence is 1,187.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 223.85% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 132.29% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 511.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Florence

2,496.0
Property Crimes
6,631.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
214.29%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 15.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Florence each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Florence is 6,631.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 214.29% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 125.53% higher than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,940.3 per 100,000 people.

Florence 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 Florence

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sumter, SC 39,546 2,214 5,598.5 4,541.5 1,057.0
Conway, SC 26,127 995 3,808.3 3,383.5 424.8
Laurinburg, NC 14,928 922 6,176.3 5,104.5 1,071.8
Bennettsville, SC 7,726 364 4,711.4 4,025.4 686.0
Hartsville, SC 7,524 776 10,313.7 8,878.3 1,435.4
Camden, SC 7,242 471 6,503.7 5,316.2 1,187.5
Marion, SC 6,373 418 6,558.9 5,695.9 863.0
Darlington, SC 5,886 592 10,057.8 8,579.7 1,478.1
Cheraw, SC 5,589 474 8,480.9 7,389.5 1,091.4
Pamplico, SC 1,221 22 1,801.8 1,228.5 573.3
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