Reported Annual Crime In Mitchell

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMitchell/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime643n/a (estimate)4,0702,3262,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMitchell/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.74.9
Rape19n/a120.357.738.6
Robbery4n/a25.325.2101.9
Assault45n/a284.9296.6237.8
Violent crime68n/a (estimate)430383373
Burglary81n/a512.8344.8491.4
Theft459n/a2,905.61,459.81,775.4
Vehicle theft35n/a221.6138.4220.2
Property crime575n/a (estimate)3,6401,9432,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Mitchell, SD. All reported Mitchell, SD crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Mitchell, SD overall crime rate is 75% higher than in comparison to the South Dakota average; and is also 42% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Mitchell, SD, the rate is 12% higher than compared to the South Dakota average, and 16% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Mitchell, SD comes in at 87% higher than to the average seen in South Dakota, and 46% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mitchell is 42% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.15 daily crimes that occur in Mitchell.
  • Mitchell is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mitchell you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mitchell has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Mitchell (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mitchell, SD on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of South Dakota. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Mitchell, SD (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to South Dakota state wide, are 1.75 times more than the state average and 1.42 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Mitchell, SD on a daily bases are 1.12 times more than than South Dakota average and 1.16 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mitchell, SD are 1.87 times more than the daily state average and 1.46 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Mitchell (higher is better)

How safe is Mitchell, SD compared to other cities in South Dakota and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Mitchell, SD is safer than 11% of the cities in South Dakota and 22% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in South Dakota and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Mitchell, SD. Overall, Mitchell, SD is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mitchell

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mitchell is 1 in 233
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mitchell is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mitchell is 1 in 25
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mitchell, SD? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Mitchell, SD, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 233. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 28 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Mitchell, SD is 1 in 25.

Year Over Year Crime In Mitchell (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Mitchell, SD is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Mitchell, SD has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Mitchell, SD has decreased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mitchell, SD has decreased by 2% year over year.

Mitchell police department

ItemMitchellSouth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)40995556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.23.3
There are a total of 40 Mitchell police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.4% greater than the South Dakota average and 21.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in South Dakota

StateTotal offendersSouth Dakota /100KNational /100K
South Dakota000

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alexandria, SD7404872,4712,959
Ethan, SD3494952,5113,006
Letcher, SD2195162,6173,133
Mount Vernon, SD5585242,6613,185
Fulton, SD1135542,8113,365
Mitchell, SD15,4904303,6404,070

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Riverdale, GA15,4965776,5167,093
Cedar Mill, OR15,4821061,2021,308
Groveton, VA15,4781451,3811,526
Bay Village, OH15,50845305351
Cloverly, MD15,4672611,3211,582
Mitchell, SD15,4904303,6404,070
Source: The Mitchell, SD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.