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YORK County, SC | Crime Rates

YORK is a county located in SC, and has a population of 130,157. This region is policed by YORK COUNTY.

YORK County has an overall crime rate of 4,224 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 YORK County is 1 in 24 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for YORK County for the previous 2 years was 4,153 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for YORK 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) YORK USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 4,224 4,506
Murder Rate 2.1 6
Robbery Rate 30 148
Rape Rate 23 30
Assault Rate 2,184 644
Burglary Rate 509 726
Forced Entry Rate 240 417
Larceny Rate 1,354 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 122 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 36% 28%
Homicide Clearance 0% 56%
Assault Clearance 51% 52%
Rape Clearance 57% 38%
Robbery Clearance 60% 23%
Burglary Clearance 21% 12%
Larceny Clearance 19% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 20% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 89 sex offender(s) in YORK County.

On a per capita basis, there are approximately 68 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in YORK 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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