Greenville, SC Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
3,431
Total Crimes
4,764.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
103.08%
Above National Average
94 out of 151
In South Carolina
8,345 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Greenville, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Greenville is 4,764.4 per 100,000 people. That's 103.08% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 46.52% 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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Greenville SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Greenville
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,431 4,764.4 3,251.8 2,346.0
Murder 7 9.7 10.5 6.5
Robbery 85 118.0 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 381 529.1 420.3 279.7
Violent Crime 502 697.1 530.7 387.8
Burglary 320 444.4 448.0 314.2
Larceny 2,371 3,292.4 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 238 330.5 282.1 246.0
Property Crime 2,929 4,067.3 2,721.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Greenville

502
Violent Crimes
697.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
79.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 143.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Greenville each year. That compares to a 1 in 188.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Greenville is 697.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 79.75% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 31.36% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 530.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Greenville

2,929
Property Crimes
4,067.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
107.70%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Greenville each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Greenville is 4,067.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 107.70% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 49.47% higher than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,721.1 per 100,000 people.

Greenville 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 Greenville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Greer, SC 34,320 1,148 3,345.0 3,062.4 282.6
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
Easley, SC 21,512 1,118 5,197.1 4,778.7 418.4
Fountain Inn, SC 10,820 288 2,661.7 2,088.7 573.0
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