Vermillion, SD
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Vermillion, 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 Vermillion is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Vermillion is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Vermillion is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to South Dakota, Vermillion has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Vermillion compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Vermillion with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Vermillion's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Vermillion 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 Vermillion; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 488. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Vermillion's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Vermillion 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 Vermillion is one in 46.

Vermillion Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Vermillion Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

231

253

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.05

21.51

23.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Vermillion 2.05
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 488

in Vermillion

1 in 261

in South Dakota

Vermillion VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,738
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.00 1.77

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
Vermillion 21.51
South Dakota 19.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Vermillion

1 in 51

in South Dakota

Vermillion Property CRIMES

Population: 10,738
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 198 9
Rate per 1,000 2.24 18.44 0.84

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

Vermillion Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Vermillion 63
South Dakota 15

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