Huron, SD
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Huron, 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 Huron is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Huron is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Huron is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Dakota, Huron has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Huron to other communities of similar population, then Huron crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Huron does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Huron 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 Huron; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 193. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Huron's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Huron a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Huron is one in 42.

Huron Crime Data

 

Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Huron Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

69

314

383

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.18

23.59

28.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Huron 5.18
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 193

in Huron

1 in 261

in South Dakota

Huron VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,313
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 4 53
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.90 0.30 3.98

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
Huron 23.59
South Dakota 19.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Huron

1 in 51

in South Dakota

Huron Property CRIMES

Population: 13,313
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 267 6
Rate per 1,000 3.08 20.06 0.45

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

Huron Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Huron 36
South Dakota 15

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