Box Elder, SD
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Box Elder has an overall crime rate of 16 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Box Elder is 1 in 61. How does Box Elder fare compared to other communities in South Dakota of all population sizes? Box Elder's crime rate is lower than approximately 16% of South Dakota communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Box Elder has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Box Elder is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Box Elder does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Box Elder.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Box Elder occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Box Elder; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 332. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Box Elder; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Box Elder Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Box Elder Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

28

124

152

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.01

13.35

16.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Box Elder 3.01
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 332

in Box Elder

1 in 261

in South Dakota

Box Elder VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,289
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 1 21
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.65 0.11 2.26

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Box Elder 13.35
South Dakota 19.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Box Elder

1 in 51

in South Dakota

Box Elder Property CRIMES

Population: 9,289
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 43 71 10
Rate per 1,000 4.63 7.64 1.08

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Box Elder Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Box Elder 11
South Dakota 15

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