Mount Pleasant, SC Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,351
Total Crimes
1,426.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-39.19%
Below National Average
18 out of 151
In South Carolina
4,385 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Mount Pleasant, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 1,426.6 per 100,000 people. That's -39.19% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -56.13% 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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Mount Pleasant SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

How Does Mount Pleasant Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mount Pleasant
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,351 1,426.6 3,251.8 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 12 12.7 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 68 71.8 420.3 279.7
Violent Crime 94 99.3 530.7 387.8
Burglary 95 100.3 448.0 314.2
Larceny 1,023 1,080.2 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 139 146.8 282.1 246.0
Property Crime 1,257 1,327.3 2,721.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Mount Pleasant

94
Violent Crimes
99.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-74.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,007.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mount Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 188.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 99.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -74.41% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -81.30% lower than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 530.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mount Pleasant

1,257
Property Crimes
1,327.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-32.22%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 75.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mount Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 1,327.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -32.22% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -51.22% lower than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,721.1 per 100,000 people.

Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Charleston, SC 139,582 3,868 2,771.1 2,305.5 465.7
North Charleston, SC 117,503 7,343 6,249.2 5,104.6 1,144.7
Hanahan, SC 28,143 387 1,375.1 1,158.4 216.8
Isle of Palms, SC 4,385 64 1,459.5 1,299.9 159.6
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