Sisseton, SD
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Sisseton, 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

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sisseton is 1 in 306. This equates to a crime rate of 3 per 1,000 residents, making Sisseton one of the safest communities in nation. Sisseton's crime rate is not the lowest in South Dakota, however. Approximately 24% of the cities and towns in South Dakota have a lower crime rate, according to FBI crime statistics.

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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