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


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Crime rates in Sioux Falls by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(0.8)
3
(2.3)
3
(2.2)
4
(2.9)
7
(5.0)
2
(1.4)
5
(3.2)
1
(0.6)
3
(1.9)
5
(3.2)
2
(1.3)
3
(1.9)
4
(2.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
115
(92.0)
104
(79.4)
108
(80.0)
145
(105.4)
115
(81.8)
95
(65.5)
130
(83.8)
133
(83.8)
96
(59.7)
108
(69.3)
139
(87.8)
138
(85.3)
149
(89.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
52
(41.6)
40
(30.5)
43
(31.9)
71
(51.6)
34
(24.2)
44
(30.3)
46
(29.7)
47
(29.6)
55
(34.2)
75
(48.2)
70
(44.2)
67
(41.4)
88
(52.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
228
(182.4)
245
(187.0)
263
(194.8)
253
(183.9)
270
(192.0)
240
(165.5)
341
(219.8)
273
(172.1)
328
(204.1)
252
(161.8)
420
(265.2)
428
(264.6)
499
(298.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
652
(521.6)
770
(587.6)
916
(678.6)
682
(495.7)
768
(546.3)
631
(435.2)
659
(424.9)
748
(471.4)
989
(615.5)
880
(565.0)
899
(567.7)
870
(537.9)
846
(505.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,946
(2,356.9)
2,997
(2,286.9)
3,176
(2,352.9)
3,253
(2,364.3)
2,616
(1,860.7)
2,881
(1,987.1)
3,030
(1,953.5)
3,584
(2,258.7)
3,637
(2,263.5)
3,554
(2,281.7)
3,843
(2,426.8)
3,796
(2,346.8)
3,777
(2,257.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
195
(156.0)
256
(195.3)
284
(210.4)
329
(239.1)
212
(150.8)
268
(184.8)
248
(159.9)
277
(174.6)
228
(141.9)
273
(175.3)
299
(188.8)
264
(163.2)
315
(188.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
53
(42.4)
35
(26.7)
32
(23.7)
N/A27
(19.2)
39
(26.9)
38
(24.5)
24
(15.1)
25
(15.6)
60
(38.5)
56
(35.4)
27
(16.7)
25
(14.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5)273.1268.4281.3296.9251.0226.8252.3254.2252.9258.9297.1287.9298.4

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 626 registered sex offenders living in Sioux Falls, South Dakota as of July 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sioux Falls to the number of sex offenders is 255 to 1.


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

298.4
Harrisburg:

100.7
Tea:

121.3
Brandon:

52.5
Lennox:

57.9
Garretson:

51.1
Canton:

88.1
Violent crime rate in 2014
Sioux Falls:

274.9
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Sioux Falls:

247.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Sioux Falls:

250.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Sioux Falls:

184.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Sioux Falls:

186.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Sioux Falls:

189.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Sioux Falls:

219.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Sioux Falls:

169.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Sioux Falls:

204.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Sioux Falls:

233.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Sioux Falls:

202.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Sioux Falls:

196.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Sioux Falls:

210.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Sioux Falls:

247.3
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Sioux Falls:

254.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Sioux Falls:

268.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Sioux Falls:

258.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Sioux Falls:

263.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Sioux Falls:

238.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Sioux Falls:

211.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Sioux Falls:

218.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Sioux Falls:

229.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Sioux Falls:

258.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Sioux Falls:

291.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Sioux Falls:

266.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Sioux Falls:

250.8
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 277 (244 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
South Dakota average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 279 (245 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
South Dakota average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 264 (229 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
South Dakota average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 265 (230 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
South Dakota average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 261 (223 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
South Dakota average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 259 (219 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
South Dakota average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 255 (217 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 253 (216 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 252 (216 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
South Dakota average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 237 (205 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
South Dakota average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 236 (203 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
South Dakota average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 233 (205 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
South Dakota average:

1.70


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Sioux Falls

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

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Zip codes: 57103, 57105, 57106, 57107, 57117, 57197.