According to alarms.org, Bluffton, SC is the second safest city in South Carolina in 2020. Alarms.org states that there are 2.21 violent crimes per 1,000. Safewise.com claims that there are 2.05 violent crimes per 1,000 ranking Bluffton in the top 10 Safest Cities in South Carolina. Home Security Advisor, an organization that aggregates information about personal safety and security systems, named Bluffton the safest city in the state in 2019. The article and the full listing of the Top 10 Safest Cities in South Carolina can be found at https://www.thehomesecurityadvisor.com/safest-cities-south-carolina.
The Home Security Advisor rankings were calculated using the 2016 FBI Uniform Crime
Report results. For purposes of the Top 10 List, Home Security Advisor evaluated cities
and towns with a population of 5,000 residents or more for each state. Home Security
Advisor summarized that five out of the top 10 safest cities had less than 350 property
crimes and less than 50 violent crime incidents.
Home Security Advisor listed the top ten safest cities in the state in this order: Bluffton,
Mauldin, Hanahan, Mount Pleasant, Fort Mill, Clemson, Tega Cay, Port Royal, Goose Creek