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The Columbia crime rate is much higher than the South Carolina average crime rate and is much higher than the national average crime rate.

Crime Index, #138

Columbia, SC
3,473.70
South Carolina
2,341.76
U.S.
1,723.80

The crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the crime level in a region. Higher crime index value means more crime.

Columbia, SC Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionMurdersRapesRobberiesAssaultsBurglariesTheftsVehicle TheftsArsonCrime Index
2010Columbia, SCCount16743458711,6995,52867111 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,00012.356.7264.4667.41,301.94,236.1514.28.43,499
 South CarolinaPer 100,0006.131.7107.7452.3997.92,617.2285.3NA2,159
 U.S.Per 100,0004.827.5119.1252.3699.62,003.5238.8NA1,610
2009Columbia, SCCount13683798781,6785,32169011 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,00010.253.2296.4686.61,312.14,160.8539.68.63,516
 South CarolinaPer 100,0006.335.3125.7503.4992.82,598.4297.4NA2,258
 U.S.Per 100,0005.028.7133.0262.8716.32,060.9258.8NA1,683
2008Columbia, SCCount13563346761,1824,99864525 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,00010.444.6266.2538.7941.93,982.9514.019.93,041
 South CarolinaPer 100,0006.836.6147.3539.11,026.12,814.1394.0NA2,459
 U.S.Per 100,0005.429.3145.3274.6730.82,167.0314.7NA1,784
2007Columbia, SCCount16673451,1141,2675,06663024 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,00013.355.6286.2924.11,051.04,202.4522.619.93,669
 South CarolinaPer 100,0008.039.5144.0596.91,025.82,859.6386.3NA2,551
 U.S.Per 100,0005.630.0147.6283.8722.52,177.8363.3NA1,827
2006Columbia, SCCount7563758521,2545,08665427 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0005.947.1315.4716.51,054.64,277.2550.022.73,386
 South CarolinaPer 100,0008.340.8136.5579.9989.82,873.0379.6NA2,516
 U.S.Per 100,0005.730.9149.4287.5729.42,206.8398.4NA1,867
2005Columbia, SCCount15563818591,3325,51383726 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,00012.747.5323.1728.51,129.74,675.6709.922.13,731
 South CarolinaPer 100,0007.442.5132.1579.01,000.92,954.1384.4NA2,532
 U.S.Per 100,0005.631.7140.7291.1726.72,286.3416.7NA1,888

Hate Crime Index

Columbia, SC
39.57
South Carolina
28.00
U.S.
25.14

The hate crime index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the hate crime level in a region. Higher hate crime index value means more hate crime.

Columbia, SC Hate Crime by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalRaceReligionSexual OrientationEthnicityDisabilityHate Crime Index
2012Columbia, SCCount522100 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0003.81.51.50.80.00.037
 South CarolinaPer 100,0003.11.50.90.60.20.131
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.40.50.30.023
2011Columbia, SCCount220000 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0001.51.50.00.00.00.015
 South CarolinaPer 100,0002.91.40.80.40.30.028
 U.S.Per 100,0002.21.00.40.50.30.021
2010Columbia, SCCount840400 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0006.13.10.03.10.00.061
 South CarolinaPer 100,0002.41.20.40.60.10.023
 U.S.Per 100,0002.31.10.50.40.30.023
2009Columbia, SCCount951300 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0007.03.90.82.30.00.070
 South CarolinaPer 100,0002.71.40.50.40.30.127
 U.S.Per 100,0002.41.10.50.40.30.023
2008Columbia, SCCount1243500 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0009.63.22.44.00.00.095
 South CarolinaPer 100,0003.42.00.60.50.20.134
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.60.50.30.028
2007Columbia, SCCount000000 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 South CarolinaPer 100,0002.91.60.50.40.40.128
 U.S.Per 100,0002.91.50.50.50.40.029
2006Columbia, SCCount000000 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,0000.00.00.00.00.00.00
 South CarolinaPer 100,0002.51.40.30.50.20.225
 U.S.Per 100,0003.01.60.60.50.40.030

Law Enforcement Employees Index

Columbia, SC
2.77
South Carolina
2.95
U.S.
2.83

The law enforcement employees index value is calculated based on the data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the law enforcement employees level in a region. Higher law enforcement employees index value means higher law enforcement employees density.

Columbia, SC Law Enforcement Employees by Year

YearLocationDescriptionTotalOfficersCiviliansLaw Enforcement Employees Index
2012Columbia, SCCount45038961 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,000341.3295.146.33.18
 South CarolinaPer 100,000329.4235.893.62.83
 U.S.Per 100,000335.5235.2100.32.85
2011Columbia, SCCount44438262 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,000339.5292.147.43.16
 South CarolinaPer 100,000335.3247.787.62.92
 U.S.Per 100,000341.9238.3103.62.90
2010Columbia, SCCount40234062 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,000308.1260.547.52.84
 South CarolinaPer 100,000332.4245.387.12.89
 U.S.Per 100,000347.8241.9105.92.95
2009Columbia, SCCount38334538 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,000299.5269.829.72.85
 South CarolinaPer 100,000340.8253.087.82.97
 U.S.Per 100,000352.9244.2108.72.99
2008Columbia, SCCount36432737 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,000290.1260.629.52.75
 South CarolinaPer 100,000341.9253.488.62.98
 U.S.Per 100,000357.8247.5110.33.03
2007Columbia, SCCount36032040 
 Columbia, SCPer 100,000298.6265.533.22.82
 South CarolinaPer 100,000340.4250.490.02.95
 U.S.Per 100,000356.1244.8111.33.00
2006Columbia, SCCount36832840 
2005Columbia, SCCount33930138 


 
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