Westminster, SC Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
84
Total Crimes
3,219.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
37.24%
Above National Average
65 out of 151
In South Carolina
7,427 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Westminster, SC?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Westminster is 3,219.6 per 100,000 people. That's 37.24% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -0.99% 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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Westminster SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Westminster
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 84 3,219.6 3,251.8 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 13 498.3 420.3 279.7
Violent Crime 14 536.6 530.7 387.8
Burglary 27 1,034.9 448.0 314.2
Larceny 36 1,379.8 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 7 268.3 282.1 246.0
Property Crime 70 2,683.0 2,721.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Westminster

14
Violent Crimes
536.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
38.37%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 186.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Westminster each year. That compares to a 1 in 188.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Westminster is 536.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 38.37% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 1.12% higher than the South Carolina violent crime rate of 530.7 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Westminster

70
Property Crimes
2,683.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
37.01%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 37.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Westminster each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Westminster is 2,683.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 37.01% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -1.40% lower than the South Carolina property crime rate of 2,721.1 per 100,000 people.

Westminster 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 Westminster

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Gainesville, GA 44,398 1,300 2,928.1 2,513.6 414.4
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
Jefferson, GA 12,349 162 1,311.8 1,239.0 72.9
Seneca, SC 8,581 318 3,705.9 2,715.3 990.6
Toccoa, GA 8,312 360 4,331.1 4,054.4 276.7
Brevard, NC 7,954 146 1,835.6 1,672.1 163.4
Walhalla, SC 4,498 41 911.5 733.7 177.9
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