Crime Trend in South Dakota

There were 3,530 violent crimes, 17 murders, 15,667 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in South Dakota

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 3,530 399.0 [51]
2018 3,483 396.4 [51]
2017 3,771 433.6 [52]
2016 3,636 422.0 [52]
2015 3,289 383.1 [53]
2014 2,801 328.3 [53]
2013 2,524 298.7 [54]
2012 2,701 323.8 [54]
2011 2,094 254.1 [55]
2010 2,196 268.9 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in South Dakota

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 17 1.9 [51]
2018 12 1.4 [51]
2017 25 2.9 [52]
2016 28 3.2 [52]
2015 32 3.7 [53]
2014 23 2.7 [53]
2013 20 2.4 [54]
2012 23 2.8 [54]
2011 21 2.5 [55]
2010 23 2.8 [55]

The number of robberies in South Dakota

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 195 22.0 [51]
2018 222 25.3 [51]
2017 238 27.4 [52]
2016 274 31.8 [52]
2015 216 25.2 [53]
2014 199 23.3 [53]
2013 159 18.8 [54]
2012 157 18.8 [54]
2011 167 20.3 [55]
2010 154 18.9 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in South Dakota

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 2,676 302.5 [51]
2018 2,632 299.5 [51]
2017 2,913 335.0 [52]
2016 2,808 325.9 [52]
2015 2,546 296.6 [53]
2014 2,101 246.2 [53]
2013 1,996 236.2 [54]
2012 1,921 230.3 [54]
2011 1,410 171.1 [55]
2010 1,634 200.1 [55]

The number of property crimes in South Dakota

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 15,667 1771.0 [51]
2018 15,191 1728.8 [51]
2017 16,317 1876.2 [52]
2016 17,207 1997.2 [52]
2015 16,680 1943.0 [53]
2014 16,036 1879.3 [53]
2013 16,177 1914.7 [54]
2012 17,326 2077.3 [54]
2011 14,979 1817.7 [55]
2010 15,188 1859.9 [55]

The number of burglaries in South Dakota

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 2,646 299.1 [51]
2018 2,502 284.7 [51]
2017 2,707 311.3 [52]
2016 3,002 348.4 [52]
2015 2,960 344.8 [53]
2014 2,817 330.1 [53]
2013 3,372 399.1 [54]
2012 3,280 393.3 [54]
2011 2,899 351.8 [55]
2010 3,192 390.9 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in South Dakota

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 11,265 1273.4 [51]
2018 11,237 1278.8 [51]
2017 12,227 1405.9 [52]
2016 12,705 1474.7 [52]
2015 12,532 1459.8 [53]
2014 12,209 1430.8 [53]
2013 11,867 1404.6 [54]
2012 12,973 1555.4 [54]
2011 11,134 1351.1 [55]
2010 11,196 1371.1 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in South Dakota

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 1,756 198.5 [51]
2018 1,452 165.2 [51]
2017 1,383 159.0 [52]
2016 1,500 174.1 [52]
2015 1,188 138.4 [53]
2014 1,010 118.4 [53]
2013 938 111.0 [54]
2012 1,073 128.6 [54]
2011 946 114.8 [55]
2010 800 98.0 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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