Gaffney, SC Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,012
Total Crimes
7,896.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
207.45%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Gaffney, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gaffney is 7,896.4 per 100,000 people. That's 207.45% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 125.23% 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.

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Gaffney SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Gaffney
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,012 7,896.4 3,505.9 2,568.4
Murder 2 15.6 7.7 5.0
Robbery 19 148.3 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 75 585.2 362.8 246.8
Violent Crime 104 811.5 488.3 368.9
Burglary 128 998.8 579.7 376.0
Larceny 692 5,399.5 2,156.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 88 686.6 281.9 228.9
Property Crime 908 7,084.9 3,017.6 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Gaffney

104
Violent Crimes
811.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
119.97%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 123.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gaffney each year. That compares to a 1 in 204.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gaffney is 811.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 119.97% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 66.19% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 488.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gaffney

908
Property Crimes
7,084.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
222.11%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 14.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gaffney each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gaffney is 7,084.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 222.11% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 134.78% higher than the South Carolina property crime rate of 3,017.6 per 100,000 people.

Gaffney 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 Gaffney

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Huntersville, NC 57,677 958 1,661.0 1,532.7 128.3
Mauldin, SC 25,418 481 1,892.4 1,727.1 165.2
Simpsonville, SC 22,641 735 3,246.3 3,065.2 181.1
Tega Cay, SC 10,763 226 2,099.8 2,034.7 65.0
Cowpens, SC 2,348 70 2,981.3 2,768.3 212.9
Blacksburg, SC 1,899 123 6,477.1 5,845.2 631.9
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