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Aiken, SC Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Aiken, South Carolina


Population: 29,829 in 2009

Aiken, SC Map
The Aiken, SC crime report and city information below can give residents and potential residents incite on their local area and surroundings. This information that was collected and published on this site is from the participation of over 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. These statistics are collected and published by the FBI on an annual basis for special studies and reports, on the cities in the United States. *
Aiken, SC Crime Categories
Aiken Law Enforcement
Aiken Violent Crimes
Aiken Forcible Rapes
Aiken Murders
Aiken Robbery
Aiken Aggravated Assaults
Aiken Property Crimes
Aiken Burglary
Aiken Larceny
Aiken Motor Vehicle
Aiken Arson
Aiken, SC Law Enforcement Statistics
Law Enforcement officers are individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for sworn law enforcement representatives. (UCR Definition)
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Law Enforcement - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Total Employees
115
Officers
90
Civilians
25
Year
2008
Total Employees
110
Officers
86
Civilians
24
Year
2007
Total Employees
125
Officers
83
Civilians
42
Year
2006
Total Employees
119
Officers
81
Civilians
38
Aiken, SC Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Aiken, South Carolina law enforcement had 128 violent crimes reported. With a population of 29,829 in 2009, there were 42.9 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Aiken, South Carolina. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 148, 159 and 157, respectively .

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault, and robbery. Violent crimes involve force or threat of force. (UCR Definition)
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Violent Crimes - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
128
Occurrences (per 10k)
42.9
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
157
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.0
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
159
Occurrences (per 10k)
54.3
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
148
Occurrences (per 10k)
53.0
Aiken, SC Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Aiken, South Carolina had 2.7 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 29,829 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Aiken in 2009 was 8. There were 8 known offenses in 2006, 13 in 2007, and 9 in 2008.

Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will. Rapes by force and attempts or assaults to rape regardless of the age of the victim are included. Statutory offenses (no force used--victim under age of consent) are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Forcible Rape - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.7
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.0
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
13
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.4
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
8
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.9
Aiken, SC Murder Statistics
Aiken, South Carolina had 1 murders in 2009. With a total population of 29829 in 2009, there were 0.3 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Aiken, South Carolina. The murder rates in Aiken, South Carolina in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1, 2 and 1, respectively.

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter is the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. (UCR Definition)
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Murder - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.7
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Aiken, SC Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Aiken, South Carolina in 2009 was 74. Aiken had 24.8 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 29,829 in 2009. In Aiken there were 108 offenses in 2006, 118 in 2007, and 98 in 2008.

Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. The Program further specifies that this type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of--or threat to use--a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed. When aggravated assault and larceny-theft occur together, the offense falls under the category of robbery. (UCR Definition)
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Assault - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
74
Occurrences (per 10k)
24.8
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
98
Occurrences (per 10k)
33.1
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
118
Occurrences (per 10k)
40.3
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
108
Occurrences (per 10k)
38.7
Aiken, SC Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Aiken, South Carolina had 45 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 29,829 in 2009 people living in Aiken, in 2009 there were 15.1 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 31 robberies in 2006, 26 in 2007 and 49 in 2008.

Robbery is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. (UCR Definition)
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Robbery - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
45
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.1
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
49
Occurrences (per 10k)
16.5
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
26
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.9
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
31
Occurrences (per 10k)
11.1
Aiken, SC Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Aiken, South Carolina had 1216 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Aiken was 29,829 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 407.7. Looking back at the previous three years in Aiken, South Carolina, you will see that there were 1239 property crimes in 2006, 1284 in 2007 and 1377 in 2008.

A property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense. (UCR Definition)
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Property Crime - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
1,216
Occurrences (per 10k)
407.7
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
1,377
Occurrences (per 10k)
464.7
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
1,284
Occurrences (per 10k)
438.9
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
1,239
Occurrences (per 10k)
443.8
Aiken, SC Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Aiken, South Carolina in 2009 was 212. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 29,829 in 2009 in 2009, Aiken, South Carolina had 71.1 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Aiken there were 205 burglary offenses in 2006, 227 in 2007, and 219 in 2008.

Burglary is defined in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. The use of force to gain entry is not required to classify an offense as a burglary. Burglary in the UCR program is categorized into three sub classifications: forcible entry, unlawful entry where no force is used, and attempted forcible entry. (UCR Definition)

Did you know that a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds? In 2008, there were 2.4 billion burglaries in just the U.S.A! Property loss due to burglary totaled $4.3 billion in 2008, with an average loss of $1,991 per occurrence. You may qualify for a FREE home security system; simply fill out the form on the top of this page to get a free, no-obligation quote and protect yourself from being part of these statistics.
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Burglary - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
212
Occurrences (per 10k)
71.1
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
219
Occurrences (per 10k)
73.9
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
227
Occurrences (per 10k)
77.6
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
205
Occurrences (per 10k)
73.4
Aiken, SC Larceny Statistics
Aiken, South Carolina had 953 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 29,829 in 2009 people living in Aiken that year, there were 319.5 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 958 larceny-thefts in 2006, 987 in 2007 and 1085 in 2008.

Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft) is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Examples are thefts of bicycles or automobile accessories, shoplifting, pocket-picking, or the stealing of any property or article which is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. Attempted larcenies are included. Embezzlement, confidence games, forgery, worthless checks, etc., are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Larceny - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
953
Occurrences (per 10k)
319.5
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
1,085
Occurrences (per 10k)
366.2
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
987
Occurrences (per 10k)
337.4
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
958
Occurrences (per 10k)
343.2
Aiken, SC Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Aiken, South Carolina law enforcement had 51 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 29,829 in 2009 in Aiken, there were 17.1 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 76, 70 and 73, respectively.

Motor vehicle theft is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The offense includes the stealing of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. The taking of a motor vehicle for temporary use by persons having lawful access is excluded from this definition. (UCR Definition)
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Motor Vehicle Crime - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
51
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.1
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
73
Occurrences (per 10k)
24.6
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
70
Occurrences (per 10k)
23.9
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
76
Occurrences (per 10k)
27.2
Aiken, SC Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Aiken in 2009 was 0. Aiken, South Carolina had 0.0 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 29,829 in 2009. In Aiken, South Carolina, the known offenses of arson were 2 in 2006, 1 in 2007, and 3 in 2008.

Arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. (UCR Definition)
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Arson - Aiken, SC
Year
2009
Population
29,829
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2008
Population
29,630
Occurrences
3
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.0
Year
2007
Population
29,256
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.3
Year
2006
Population
27,917
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.7
*Disclaimer: Each year when the FBI crime statistics are published, we compile the rankings of cities and countries on our website. These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region. Because of this, these numbers sometimes lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents. SecurityGuide.com is not responsible for the accuracy or incompleteness of these figures.
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