York amassed 7,688 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, York’s arrest rate was 1,035.87 per 100,000 residents. The county of York is 40.17% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 356 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of York also experienced 2,322 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Horry and Abbeville, York is a more dangerous place to reside.
In York, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 1,605 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in York, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In York, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of York has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, York experienced 356 violent crimes and 2,322 non-violent crimes. When comparing York to the national average of 739.02, York is higher by 40.17% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in York are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.