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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Rapid City by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.7)
1
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.3)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(6.3)
2
(3.1)
2
(3.0)
2
(3.0)
3
(4.4)
4
(5.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
41
(68.3)
62
(103.8)
53
(88.2)
67
(110.7)
76
(123.8)
58
(93.8)
56
(89.4)
69
(109.2)
73
(113.1)
97
(146.6)
91
(134.9)
99
(143.9)
111
(158.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
40
(66.7)
31
(51.9)
25
(41.6)
35
(57.8)
45
(73.3)
38
(61.4)
38
(60.7)
34
(53.8)
50
(77.5)
41
(62.0)
59
(87.5)
57
(82.9)
55
(78.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
137
(228.4)
126
(210.9)
136
(226.3)
140
(231.3)
126
(205.2)
160
(258.6)
138
(220.3)
187
(296.1)
221
(342.3)
167
(252.4)
252
(373.7)
278
(404.2)
255
(364.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
431
(718.4)
433
(724.7)
515
(856.9)
409
(675.8)
485
(789.9)
459
(742.0)
407
(649.7)
443
(701.4)
392
(607.2)
433
(654.4)
518
(768.1)
560
(814.2)
591
(844.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,031
(3,385.3)
2,114
(3,538.3)
2,070
(3,444.4)
2,167
(3,580.7)
2,050
(3,338.8)
1,980
(3,200.7)
1,679
(2,680.1)
1,819
(2,879.9)
2,035
(3,152.3)
2,264
(3,421.5)
2,178
(3,229.7)
2,244
(3,262.5)
2,734
(3,906.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
146
(243.4)
170
(284.5)
131
(218.0)
136
(224.7)
130
(211.7)
112
(181.0)
104
(166.0)
124
(196.3)
145
(224.6)
132
(199.5)
127
(188.3)
156
(226.8)
230
(328.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(16.7)
13
(21.8)
11
(18.3)
6
(9.9)
16
(26.1)
6
(9.7)
12
(19.2)
17
(26.9)
22
(34.1)
21
(31.7)
8
(11.9)
9
(13.1)
15
(21.4)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)323.0352.7337.4354.3367.7336.7294.4349.1368.3384.0405.5427.5468.0
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 6 registered sex offenders living in Rapid City, South Dakota as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rapid City to the number of sex offenders is 11,642 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Rapid City, SD is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Rapid City:

468.0
Box Elder:

128.6
Summerset:

21.2
Sturgis:

121.1
Deadwood:

45.6
Lead:

49.0
Whitewood:

8.4
Spearfish:

234.8
Violent crime rate in 2012
Rapid City:

384.6
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Rapid City:

389.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Rapid City:

364.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Rapid City:

304.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Rapid City:

323.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Rapid City:

291.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Rapid City:

225.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Rapid City:

252.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Rapid City:

264.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Rapid City:

250.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Rapid City:

218.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Rapid City:

234.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Rapid City:

215.3
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Rapid City:

406.2
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Rapid City:

353.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Rapid City:

337.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Rapid City:

326.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Rapid City:

307.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Rapid City:

308.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Rapid City:

283.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Rapid City:

329.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Rapid City:

350.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Rapid City:

341.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Rapid City:

369.6
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Rapid City:

358.1
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Rapid City:

343.2
U.S. Average:

331.5


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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 142 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
South Dakota average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 141 (110 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
South Dakota average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 134 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
South Dakota average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 127 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
South Dakota average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 130 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 134 (107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 127 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
South Dakota average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 132 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
South Dakota average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 133 (105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 134 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
South Dakota average:

1.70


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Rapid City

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 57701.


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