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Report: Anderson Co. ranked No. 13 for highest number of burglaries in US

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Anderson County was ranked among top 20 counties in the country for the the highest number of burglaries according to a report from FindTheHome that was published Tuesday in The State newspaper. Counties in Georgia and North Carolina earned the number one and three spots.

The report was compiled with data from the 2014 American Community survey and lists the county in each US state with the highest burglary rate and violent crime rate per 100,000 people.

Anderson County was ranked as the 13th highest in the country.

The report claims 2,435 burglaries and 1,031 violent crimes occurred in Anderson County, amid a population of 189,763, in 2014.

Click here to read the full report on Anderson County’s ranking.

The number one spot went to Sumter County, Georgia.

Columbus County, NC was ranked third on the list.

Click here to read The State’s article.

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