Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 people
: 1.94 Total pedestrian fatalities
: 90 Total traffic fatalities
: 810 Pct. of people who walk to work
: 1.97% (12th lowest)
South Carolina was one of the five worst states for pedestrian safety each year from 2008 to 2010. The state is not very walking-friendly, as the average Walk Score for cities in South Carolina is just 35.28, the eighth-lowest score in the country. Counting pedestrian deaths, South Carolina had 17.47 total traffic fatalities per 100,000 people, the eighth-highest rate nationwide, and 810 traffic deaths in total. Pedestrian deaths accounted for 11.1% of this total in 2010, an increase from 10% of all traffic deaths in 2009.
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