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Crime Report for Beaufort,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Beaufort, is 0.5 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Beaufort Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Beaufort, has a violent crime rate of 1453 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 959 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Beaufort 1453
SC 959
National 676

Beaufort, is in the 80% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 96% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 80% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Beaufort, or said another way, 20% of cities in have crime rates higher than Beaufort.


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Crime Beaufort SC Nation
Violent Crime Total 1452.6 958.6 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 7.8 6.5
Forcible Rape 59.5 45.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 348.3 239.9 197.4
Aggravated Assault 1044.9 665.0 315
Property Crime Total 7110.1 5609.7 3726.9
Burglary 1376.2 1086.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 5445.1 4107.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 288.8 416.4 382.3
Arson 17.0 22.1 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Beaufort, has a property crime rate of 7110.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 5609.7 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Beaufort 7110.1
SC 5609.7
National 3727



Beaufort Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 78
National Percentile Rank - 96