Brandon, SD
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Brandon, SD crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brandon is 1 in 394. This equates to a crime rate of 3 per 1,000 residents, making Brandon one of the safest communities in nation. Brandon's crime rate is not the lowest in South Dakota, however. Approximately 20% of the cities and towns in South Dakota have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Brandon, and we found that the crime rate in Brandon is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Brandon is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Brandon 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 Brandon.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Brandon has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Brandon's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Brandon compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Brandon is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Brandon is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Brandon Crime Data

 

Crime Index

97

(100 is safest)


Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

Brandon Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

25

25

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

2.54

2.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Brandon 0.00
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Brandon

1 in 261

in South Dakota

Brandon VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,856
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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
Brandon 2.54
South Dakota 19.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 394

in Brandon

1 in 51

in South Dakota

Brandon Property CRIMES

Population: 9,856
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 23 0
Rate per 1,000 0.20 2.33 0.00

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

Brandon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Brandon 5
South Dakota 15