Pickens amassed 5,753 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Pickens’s arrest rate was 1,642.48 per 100,000 residents. The county of Pickens is 122.25% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 297 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Pickens also experienced 1,721 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Horry and Kershaw, Pickens is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Pickens, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 1,005 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Pickens, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Pickens, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Pickens has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Pickens experienced 297 violent crimes and 1,721 non-violent crimes. When comparing Pickens to the national average of 739.02, Pickens is higher by 122.25% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Pickens are perpetrated by people between the ages of 31-40. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.