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NORTH CHARLESTON is a region located in SC, and has a population of 98,606. This region is policed by NORTH CHARLESTON POLICE DEPT.

NORTH CHARLESTON has an overall crime rate of 9,866 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 NORTH CHARLESTON is 1 in 10 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for NORTH CHARLESTON for the previous 2 years was 10,671 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for NORTH CHARLESTON 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

Crime Rate (Overall) 9,866 4,506
Murder Rate 6.1 6
Robbery Rate 195 148
Rape Rate 42 30
Assault Rate 3,810 644
Burglary Rate 1,049 726
Forced Entry Rate 473 417
Larceny Rate 4,263 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 500 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 34% 28%
Homicide Clearance 82% 56%
Assault Clearance 53% 52%
Rape Clearance 62% 38%
Robbery Clearance 39% 23%
Burglary Clearance 13% 12%
Larceny Clearance 25% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 8% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 319 sex offender(s) in NORTH CHARLESTON.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 324 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in NORTH CHARLESTON. 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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