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.
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).
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 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.