How safe is Greenville, SC?

Greenville experiences violent and property crime rates that are much higher than the national rates. 

Crime Index

Index Score: 6.0 /10

How we calculate this.


Greenville has a higher crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2016

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Greenville, SC

505.4

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Greenville
Tucson, AZ

494.0

Higher than average crime
Honolulu, HI

334.0

Lower than average crime
Tulsa, OK

588.0

Higher than average crime
Greenville, SC

3289.3

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Greenville
Tucson, AZ

4241.0

Higher than average crime
Honolulu, HI

3072.0

Higher than average crime
Tulsa, OK

3622.0

Higher than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.