Gaffney, SC Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
835
Total Crimes
6,665.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
184.10%
Above National Average
131 out of 151
In South Carolina
8,734 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Gaffney, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gaffney is 6,665.1 per 100,000 people. That's 184.10% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 104.97% higher 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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Gaffney SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
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 835 6,665.1 3,251.8 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 12 95.8 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 85 678.5 420.3 279.7
Violent Crime 102 814.2 530.7 387.8
Burglary 88 702.4 448.0 314.2
Larceny 596 4,757.3 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 49 391.1 282.1 246.0
Property Crime 733 5,850.9 2,721.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Gaffney

102.0
Violent Crimes
814.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
109.95%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 122.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gaffney each year. That compares to a 1 in 188.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gaffney is 814.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 109.95% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 53.42% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 530.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gaffney

733.0
Property Crimes
5,850.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
198.79%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 17.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gaffney each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gaffney is 5,850.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 198.79% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 115.02% higher than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,721.1 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 59,470 980 1,647.9 1,481.4 166.5
Mauldin, SC 25,662 573 2,232.9 1,971.8 261.1
Simpsonville, SC 24,960 900 3,605.8 3,269.2 336.5
Hendersonville, NC 14,275 695 4,868.7 4,469.4 399.3
Tega Cay, SC 11,813 230 1,947.0 1,904.7 42.3
Cowpens, SC 2,450 56 2,285.7 1,959.2 326.5
Blacksburg, SC 1,883 78 4,142.3 3,611.3 531.1
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