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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 35%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBancroft/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,319 (estimate)2,4582,346
Murdern/an/an/a4.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a67.138.4
Robberyn/an/an/a30.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a399.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)676 (estimate)501388
Burglaryn/an/an/a340.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,357.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a259.3246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,642 (estimate)1,9571,958

Key findings

  • Bancroft crime rates are 41% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bancroft are 74% higher than the national average
  • In Bancroft you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bancroft is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bancroft has increased by 13%

Bancroft crime map

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The Bancroft crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bancroft 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 Bancroft crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bancroft (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bancroft

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bancroft is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bancroft is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bancroft is 1 in 31

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

      Bancroft police department

      ItemBancroftSouth 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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      Source: The Bancroft, SD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.