Sisseton, SD
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Sisseton, SD crime analytics

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Sisseton. With an annual crime rate of only 3 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 306. These crime statistics put Sisseton in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 76% of the cities and towns in South Dakota.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Sisseton, and we found that the crime rate in Sisseton is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Sisseton 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 Sisseton 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 Sisseton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sisseton 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 Sisseton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 490. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Sisseton compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Sisseton is just 1 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Sisseton is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Sisseton Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 95% of U.S. Cities

Sisseton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Sisseton 2.04
South Dakota 3.83
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 490

in Sisseton

1 in 261

in South Dakota
Population: 2,450
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.04
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)

Sisseton 1.22
South Dakota 19.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 817

in Sisseton

1 in 51

in South Dakota
Sisseton Property CRIMES
Population: 2,450
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 2 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.82 0.41
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

Sisseton Crimes Per Square Mile

Sisseton 5
South Dakota 15

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