Table 10

South Carolina
Offenses Known to Law Enforcement
by State by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2006
[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/Nonmetropolitan County Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft Arson1
Metropolitan Counties Aiken 364 7 46 72 239 3,096 909 1,832 355 2
Anderson 799 13 63 109 614 5,888 1,484 3,809 595 45
Berkeley 659 14 39 131 475 3,258 1,008 1,822 428 19
Calhoun 25 0 1 2 22 249 58 157 34 1
Charleston 838 5 38 110 685 2,951 832 1,729 390 11
Darlington 688 0 22 48 618 2,228 768 1,244 216 30
Dorchester 429 2 26 54 347 2,551 618 1,686 247 6
Edgefield 46 1 3 5 37 355 90 233 32 0
Fairfield 238 7 10 12 209 583 188 342 53 5
Florence 575 4 15 101 455 3,164 713 2,139 312 10
Greenville 2,262 17 101 444 1,700 11,223 3,447 6,595 1,181 37
Horry 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 49 1 0
Horry County Police Department 1,063 14 77 171 801 7,321 1,754 4,612 955 40
Laurens 246 3 25 22 196 1,619 573 800 246 12
Lexington 547 9 35 88 415 4,024 943 2,652 429 7
Pickens 216 4 23 7 182 1,737 489 1,044 204 13
Richland 1,882 31 92 316 1,443 8,115 1,791 5,490 834 26
Saluda 33 0 3 5 25 142 26 105 11 1
Spartanburg 959 14 45 206 694 7,892 2,078 5,210 604 34
Sumter 801 6 26 55 714 2,554 912 1,434 208 36
York 674 3 40 65 566 2,995 724 2,001 270 18
Nonmetropolitan Counties Abbeville 42 0 1 2 39 307 91 195 21 0
Allendale 17 1 0 1 15 75 25 47 3 1
Bamberg 46 4 3 2 37 203 80 92 31 2
Barnwell 101 1 1 4 95 333 106 216 11 1
Beaufort 750 6 37 128 579 4,062 1,078 2,716 268 19
Cherokee 186 1 15 29 141 1,533 376 1,009 148 7
Chester 245 4 8 16 217 826 200 582 44 8
Chesterfield 144 0 3 3 138 764 226 476 62 8
Clarendon 232 1 13 38 180 876 218 541 117 2
Colleton 247 2 11 19 215 1,057 255 678 124 13
Dillon 169 2 16 42 109 798 279 424 95 9
Georgetown 201 1 11 21 168 1,371 346 915 110 6
Greenwood 353 3 21 10 319 1,646 359 1,184 103 3
Hampton 76 0 3 1 72 315 107 191 17 5
Jasper 152 7 10 26 109 711 245 385 81 2
Lancaster 228 2 28 40 158 1,695 433 1,179 83 9
Lee 79 3 4 7 65 380 99 242 39 6
Marion 145 1 4 12 128 696 202 432 62 4
Marlboro 202 2 11 10 179 515 166 312 37 3
McCormick 22 0 1 0 21 91 26 51 14 1
Newberry 65 0 6 10 49 468 70 382 16 2
Oconee 210 3 17 9 181 1,114 308 725 81 7
Orangeburg2 273 7 41 61 164   1,362 1,703   16
Union 146 0 12 12 122 484 144 304 36 6
Williamsburg 136 4 6 15 111 855 293 439 123 23

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