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UNION County, SC | Crime Rates

UNION is a county located in SC, and has a population of 19,885. This region is policed by UNION COUNTY.

UNION County has an overall crime rate of 5,049 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 UNION County is 1 in 20 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for UNION County for the previous 2 years was 4,175 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for UNION 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) UNION USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 5,049 4,506
Murder Rate 10.1 6
Robbery Rate 40 148
Rape Rate 60 30
Assault Rate 1,901 644
Burglary Rate 840 726
Forced Entry Rate 493 417
Larceny Rate 2,062 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 136 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 8% 28%
Homicide Clearance 20% 56%
Assault Clearance 12% 52%
Rape Clearance 12% 38%
Robbery Clearance 8% 23%
Burglary Clearance 5% 12%
Larceny Clearance 7% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 7% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 57 sex offender(s) in UNION County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 287 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in UNION 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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