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Crime in Charleston, South Carolina

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CrimeCharleston, SCUnited States
Violent Crime74
Property Crime54



Charleston, SC, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 10, is 7. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 4.

Charleston, SC, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 10, is 5. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 4.


Charleston Crime SperlingViews

re: Low Crime - 7/30/2007: Low my... (read more)re: Low Crime - 7/30/2007: Looks like it's 2.3 times national average. That may vary depending on the statistics and mathematics you are... (read more)Low Crime: According to the 2006 FBI stats, Charleston has just an average crime rate for a city over 100,000 people (.89% violent crime and 4% violent crime.) Of the top 260... (read more)Have an opinion about Charleston? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Charleston Click Here