Reported Annual Crime In Box Elder

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBox Elder/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime226n/a (estimate)2,3492,3102,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBox Elder/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.95.3
Rape10n/a103.968.441.7
Robbery1n/a10.427.498.0
Assault21n/a218.2335.0248.9
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)333434394
Burglary39n/a405.3311.3430.4
Theft135n/a1,402.91,405.91,694.4
Vehicle theft20n/a207.8159.0237.4
Property crime194n/a (estimate)2,0161,8762,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Box Elder, SD for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Box Elder, SD is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Box Elder, SD crime rates are 2% higher than in comparison to the South Dakota mean and are 15% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Box Elder, SD has a rate that is 23% lower than the South Dakota average; compared to the United States, it is 16% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Box Elder, SD is 7% higher than its state's mean, and 15% lower than the country's average.
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The Box Elder crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Box Elder 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 Box Elder crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Box Elder is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.43 daily crimes that occur in Box Elder.
  • Box Elder is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Box Elder you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Box Elder has increased by 49%.

Compare Box Elder, SD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Box Elder (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Box Elder, SD per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for South Dakota and on a national level. In Box Elder, SD the total number of daily crimes is 1.02 times more than the South Dakota average and 1.17 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Box Elder, SD is 1.30 times less than the South Dakota average and 1.18 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Box Elder, SD has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the South Dakota average and 1.17 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Box Elder (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Box Elder, SD in comparison to other notable cities in the state of South Dakota as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Box Elder, SD to other cities in the state and across the country, Box Elder, SD is 47% safer than other cities of South Dakota and 37% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in South Dakota cities and all around the United States, Box Elder, SD has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Box Elder, SD crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Box Elder

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Box Elder is 1 in 301
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Box Elder is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Box Elder is 1 in 43
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Box Elder, SD? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Box Elder, SD you have a 1 in 301 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Box Elder, SD.

Year Over Year Crime In Box Elder (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Box Elder, SD is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Box Elder, SD has increased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Box Elder, SD has increased by 56% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Box Elder, SD has increased by 49% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Box Elder police department

ItemBox ElderSouth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11995558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.23.3
There are a total of 11 Box Elder police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.3% less than the South Dakota average and 57.7% 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
Colonial Pine Hills, SD2,06968294362
Piedmont, SD1,111157679837
Blackhawk, SD2,981185799984
Summerset, SD2,155401,9612,001
Rapid Valley, SD8,6294001,7292,129
New Underwood, SD5774561,9732,429
Green Valley, SD7694652,0122,478
Box Elder, SD9,1263332,0162,349

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Audubon, PA9,125110579688
Stuttgart, AR9,1257323,7834,515
Taft, CA9,1288844,3125,195
Shawano, WI9,1302665,0705,336
Oakville, CT9,1332501,9432,193
Box Elder, SD9,1263332,0162,349
Source: The Box Elder, SD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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