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Crime rate in Box Elder, South Dakota (SD): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Box Elder, SD compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Box Elder, SD

The 2018 crime rate in Box Elder, SD is 212 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 70.2% U.S. cities. The 2018 Box Elder crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Box Elder has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Box Elder, SD is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Box Elder:

211.6
Rapid City:

370.6
Summerset:

72.5
Sturgis:

175.4
Whitewood:

8.4
Deadwood:

15.3
Lead:

55.5
Spearfish:

229.4
Hot Springs:

137.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Box Elder by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(33.2)
8
(257.1)
2
(60.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
4
(50.7)
8
(100.0)
10
(110.1)
5
(53.0)
6
(62.4)
6
(62.5)
10
(103.9)
5
(51.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
1
(27.8)
2
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
2
(20.8)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(99.5)
4
(128.5)
4
(120.8)
7
(194.4)
14
(322.6)
13
(164.7)
15
(187.6)
20
(220.3)
21
(222.6)
21
(218.4)
22
(229.0)
21
(218.2)
37
(379.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(729.7)
31
(996.1)
11
(332.1)
9
(249.9)
22
(506.9)
11
(139.3)
5
(62.5)
77
(848.1)
32
(339.3)
43
(447.3)
30
(312.3)
39
(405.3)
41
(420.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(1,061)
36
(1,157)
67
(2,023)
45
(1,250)
110
(2,535)
159
(2,014)
188
(2,351)
96
(1,057)
85
(901.2)
71
(738.5)
127
(1,322)
135
(1,403)
116
(1,188)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.3)
5
(151.0)
4
(111.1)
6
(138.2)
4
(50.7)
9
(112.5)
9
(99.1)
7
(74.2)
10
(104.0)
11
(114.5)
20
(207.8)
18
(184.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.5)
City-Data.com crime index140.0352.5197.8123.6244.7167.8225.0241.8173.9165.9185.9231.0211.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Box Elder, South Dakota as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Box Elder is 251 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Box Elder:

245.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Box Elder:

218.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Box Elder:

187.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Box Elder:

176.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Box Elder:

185.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Box Elder:

220.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Box Elder:

193.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Box Elder:

133.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Box Elder:

207.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Box Elder:

111.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Box Elder:

135.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Box Elder:

321.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Box Elder:

82.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2004
Box Elder:

106.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Box Elder:

58.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Box Elder:

131.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Box Elder:

171.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Box Elder:

182.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Box Elder:

145.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Box Elder:

142.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Box Elder:

124.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Box Elder:

237.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Box Elder:

146.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Box Elder:

136.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Box Elder:

248.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Box Elder:

129.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Box Elder:

190.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Box Elder:

266.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Box Elder:

199.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Box Elder:

315.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Box Elder:

103.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Box Elder:

131.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
South Dakota average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
South Dakota average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
South Dakota average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
South Dakota average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
South Dakota average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
South Dakota average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
South Dakota average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
South Dakota average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
South Dakota average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
South Dakota average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
South Dakota average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
South Dakota average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
South Dakota average:

1.70

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Box Elder, SD
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 57703, 57706.