Mount Pleasant, SC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,240
Total Crimes
1,341.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-45.84%
Below National Average
12 out of 155
In South Carolina
4,427 out of 9,891
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 1,341.3 per 100,000 people. That's -45.84% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -61.14% lower 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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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 1,240 1,341.3 3,451.6 2,476.7
Murder 1 1.1 9.0 5.0
Robbery 14 15.1 64.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 79 85.5 390.5 250.2
Violent Crime 105 113.6 511.3 366.7
Burglary 114 123.3 533.4 340.5
Larceny 919 994.1 2,116.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 102 110.3 290.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,135 1,227.7 2,940.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Mount Pleasant

105.0
Violent Crimes
113.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-69.03%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 880.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mount Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 195.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 113.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -69.03% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -77.78% lower than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 511.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mount Pleasant

1,135.0
Property Crimes
1,227.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-41.81%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 81.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mount Pleasant each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 1,227.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -41.81% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -58.25% lower than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,940.3 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 138,254 3,640 2,632.8 2,259.6 373.2
North Charleston, SC 115,312 8,055 6,985.4 6,019.3 966.1
Goose Creek, SC 43,545 1,060 2,434.3 2,193.1 241.1
Hanahan, SC 26,941 400 1,484.7 1,280.6 204.1
Isle of Palms, SC 4,366 87 1,992.7 1,969.8 22.9
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