South Dakota
Crime




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Crime Rates for South Dakota

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

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

South Dakota Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3,289

16,680

19,969

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.83

19.43

23.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 261

in South Dakota

South Dakota VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 858,469
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 32 495 216 2,546
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.58 0.25 2.97

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
South Dakota 19.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in South Dakota

South Dakota Property CRIMES

Population: 858,469
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2,960 12,532 1,188
Rate per 1,000 3.45 14.60 1.38

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

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Dakota 15