The county of Hampton had 855 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,566.11 per 100,000 residents. This is 111.92% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 47 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hampton also processed 265 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Horry and Kershaw, Hampton is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hampton is larceny/theft totaling 152, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hampton County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hampton tallied 47 violent crimes and 265 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hampton is higher by 111.92% than the national average.