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AIKEN County, SC | Crime Rates

AIKEN is a county located in SC, and has a population of 102,914. This region is policed by AIKEN COUNTY.

AIKEN County has an overall crime rate of 5,347 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately more dangerous than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in AIKEN County is 1 in 19 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for AIKEN County for the previous 2 years was 5,218 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for AIKEN County has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) AIKEN USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 5,347 4,506
Murder Rate 10.1 6
Robbery Rate 80 148
Rape Rate 46 30
Assault Rate 1,523 644
Burglary Rate 1,293 726
Forced Entry Rate 896 417
Larceny Rate 2,037 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 359 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 25% 28%
Homicide Clearance 89% 56%
Assault Clearance 61% 52%
Rape Clearance 37% 38%
Robbery Clearance 29% 23%
Burglary Clearance 7% 12%
Larceny Clearance 12% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 8% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 117 sex offender(s) in AIKEN County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 114 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in AIKEN County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for South Carolina see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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