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PICKENS County, SC | Crime Rates

PICKENS is a county located in SC, and has a population of 74,709. This region is policed by PICKENS COUNTY.

PICKENS County has an overall crime rate of 4,369 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately safer 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 PICKENS County is 1 in 23 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for PICKENS County for the previous 2 years was 4,123 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for PICKENS 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) PICKENS USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 4,369 4,506
Murder Rate 9.1 6
Robbery Rate 24 148
Rape Rate 15 30
Assault Rate 1,431 644
Burglary Rate 850 726
Forced Entry Rate 545 417
Larceny Rate 1,778 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 262 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 27% 28%
Homicide Clearance 55% 56%
Assault Clearance 56% 52%
Rape Clearance 33% 38%
Robbery Clearance 21% 23%
Burglary Clearance 11% 12%
Larceny Clearance 12% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 24% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 56 sex offender(s) in PICKENS County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 75 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in PICKENS 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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