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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

3,621

17,141

20,762

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.18

19.81

23.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Dakota 4.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 239

in South Dakota

South Dakota VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 865,454
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 27 509 272 2,813
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.59 0.31 3.25

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Dakota 19.81

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in South Dakota

South Dakota Property CRIMES

Population: 865,454
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3,000 12,639 1,502
Rate per 1,000 3.47 14.60 1.74

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Dakota 16