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York County, South Carolina Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for York County, South Carolina. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how York County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for York County, South Carolina, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 53,507 total crimes reported in York County, South Carolina (10,367 of them violent). Of the 6,688 crimes that take place per year in York County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in York County, South Carolina 19 times per day. This includes 57 murders, 471 rapes, and just about thirty-four thousand thefts (including 3,242 car thefts).

Total Crime in York County, South Carolina (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in York County, South Carolina for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in York County has risen by 90%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 89%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in York County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least eleven thousand for York County, South Carolina in 2009.

Crime Trends in York County, South Carolina (2001-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like York County, South Carolina (2001-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

York County, South Carolina law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for York County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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