Reported Annual Crime In Brandon

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 peopleBrandon/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)6432,1332,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrandon/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.45.0
Rape5n/a49.569.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.786.2
Assault6n/a59.4304.0246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)109405381
Burglary5n/a49.5291.4376.0
Theft46n/a455.11,264.51,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a29.7172.7228.9
Property crime54n/a (estimate)5341,7292,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Brandon, SD is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Brandon, SD. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Brandon, SD averages 70% lower than the rest of South Dakota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 75% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Brandon, SD is 73% lower than the average rate of crime in South Dakota and 71% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 69% lower than the remainder of the state of South Dakota and 76% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Brandon, SD area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brandon is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.76 daily crimes that occur in Brandon.
  • Brandon is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brandon you have a 1 in 156 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brandon has increased by 70%.

Compare Brandon, SD Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Brandon (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Brandon, SD for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for South Dakota as well as those across America as a whole. The Brandon, SD total amount of daily offenses is 3.32 times less than the South Dakota average and 4.01 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Brandon, SD is 3.72 times less than the South Dakota average, and it is 3.50 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Brandon, SD has a daily crime figure that is 3.24 times less than the South Dakota average and 4.12 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Brandon (higher is better)

How safe is Brandon, SD compared to other cities in South Dakota and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Brandon, SD is safer than 98% of the cities in South Dakota and 97% 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 Brandon, SD. Overall, Brandon, SD is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brandon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brandon is 1 in 919
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brandon is 1 in 188
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brandon is 1 in 156
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Brandon, SD? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Brandon, SD your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 919. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 188 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Brandon, SD is 1 in 156.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Brandon, 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 Brandon, SD has not changed, while the property crime rate in Brandon, SD has increased by 41% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Brandon, SD has increased by 70% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Brandon police department

ItemBrandonSouth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12995558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.23.3
There are a total of 12 Brandon police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.2% less than the South Dakota average and 59% 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
Crooks, SD1,380134572706
Garretson, SD1,291146623769
Baltic, SD1,104149635783
Shindler, SD782164699862
Pine Lakes Addition, SD305164699862
Tea, SD4,6281401,3101,450
Anderson, SD2713031,2931,595
Brandon, SD9,674109534643

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waggaman, LA9,6735953,6224,217
Cheat Lake, WV9,671102521623
Alamosa, CO9,6715635,5456,107
Forestdale, AL9,6794762,5783,053
Brandywine, MD9,6813681,5941,962
Brandon, SD9,674109534643
Source: The Brandon, 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.
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