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CHESTER County, SC | Crime Rates

CHESTER is a county located in SC, and has a population of 24,947. This region is policed by CHESTER COUNTY.

CHESTER County has an overall crime rate of 6,486 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in CHESTER is 1 in 15 County if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for CHESTER County for the previous 2 years was 7,446 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for CHESTER County has been decreasing 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) CHESTER USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 6,486 4,506
Murder Rate 4.1 6
Robbery Rate 68 148
Rape Rate 32 30
Assault Rate 2,978 644
Burglary Rate 962 726
Forced Entry Rate 677 417
Larceny Rate 2,217 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 224 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 6% 28%
Homicide Clearance 24% 56%
Assault Clearance 10% 52%
Rape Clearance 6% 38%
Robbery Clearance 3% 23%
Burglary Clearance 3% 12%
Larceny Clearance 3% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 4% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 36 sex offender(s) in CHESTER County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 144 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in CHESTER 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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