Orangeburg, SC Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
920
Total Crimes
7,176.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
189.75%
Above National Average
138 out of 155
In South Carolina
9,713 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Orangeburg, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Orangeburg is 7,176.3 per 100,000 people. That's 189.75% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 107.91% higher 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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Orangeburg SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Orangeburg
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 920 7,176.3 3,451.6 2,476.7
Murder 1 7.8 9.0 5.0
Robbery 29 226.2 64.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 137 1,068.6 390.5 250.2
Violent Crime 170 1,326.1 511.3 366.7
Burglary 139 1,084.2 533.4 340.5
Larceny 550 4,290.2 2,116.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 61 475.8 290.8 219.9
Property Crime 750 5,850.2 2,940.3 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Orangeburg

170
Violent Crimes
1,326.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
261.62%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 75.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Orangeburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 195.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Orangeburg is 1,326.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 261.62% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 159.37% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 511.3 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Orangeburg

750
Property Crimes
5,850.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
177.28%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 17.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Orangeburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Orangeburg is 5,850.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 177.28% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 98.97% higher than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,940.3 per 100,000 people.

Orangeburg 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 Orangeburg

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Aiken, SC 30,922 1,677 5,423.3 4,847.7 575.6
Lexington, SC 22,160 704 3,176.9 2,852.0 324.9
West Columbia, SC 17,986 1,326 7,372.4 6,666.3 706.1
Cayce, SC 14,211 942 6,628.7 5,657.6 971.1
Irmo, SC 12,516 452 3,611.4 3,299.8 311.6
Forest Acres, SC 10,320 701 6,792.6 6,172.5 620.2
St. Matthews, SC 1,900 109 5,736.8 5,263.2 473.7
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