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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 5%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltamont/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,841 (estimate)2,1332,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a69.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a304.0246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)539 (estimate)405381
Burglaryn/an/an/a291.4376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,264.51,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a172.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,302 (estimate)1,7292,200

Key findings

  • Altamont crime rates are 10% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Altamont are 42% higher than the national average
  • In Altamont you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Altamont is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Altamont has decreased by 8%

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The Altamont crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Altamont as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Altamont crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Altamont (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Altamont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Altamont is 1 in 186
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altamont is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Altamont is 1 in 36

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

      Altamont police department

      ItemAltamontSouth DakotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a995558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

      Sex offenders in South Dakota

      StateTotal offendersSouth Dakota /100KNational /100K
      South Dakota000

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      Altamont, SD375392,3022,841

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      Altamont, SD375392,3022,841
      Source: The Altamont, SD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.