Eagle Butte, SD
Crime Rates


Safest Eagle Butte neighborhoods

Eagle Butte, 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

The crime rate in Eagle Butte is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Eagle Butte is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Eagle Butte is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Dakota, Eagle Butte has a crime rate that is higher than 96% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 1,349, Eagle Butte has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Eagle Butte does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Eagle Butte.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Eagle Butte 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 Eagle Butte.

For Eagle Butte, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Eagle Butte is one in 35.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Eagle Butte is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Eagle Butte than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 135.

Eagle Butte Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Eagle Butte Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Eagle Butte 28.91
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 35

in Eagle Butte

1 in 261

in South Dakota


Population: 1,349
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 37
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.48 0.00 27.43


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)

Eagle Butte 7.41
South Dakota 19.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 135

in Eagle Butte

1 in 51

in South Dakota

Eagle Butte Property CRIMES

Population: 1,349
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 2 2
Rate per 1,000 4.45 1.48 1.48

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

Eagle Butte Crimes Per Square Mile

Eagle Butte 42
South Dakota 15

Popular Neighborhoods in Eagle Butte

Popular Communities Near Eagle Butte SD

Zip Codes in Eagle Butte, SD