Spartanburg amassed 18,505 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Spartanburg’s arrest rate was 2,251.35 per 100,000 residents. The county of Spartanburg is 204.64% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1,031 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Spartanburg also experienced 5,756 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Calhoun and Chester, Spartanburg is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Spartanburg, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 3,618 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Spartanburg, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Spartanburg, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Spartanburg has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Spartanburg experienced 1,031 violent crimes and 5,756 non-violent crimes. When comparing Spartanburg to the national average of 739.02, Spartanburg is higher by 204.64% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Spartanburg are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 51-60.