Reported Annual Crime In Madison

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)1,0792,3992,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMadison/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.15.3
Rape0n/a0.058.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.031.4102.8
Assault4n/a54.0325.0248.5
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)54418386
Burglary15n/a202.4346.6468.9
Theft57n/a769.11,460.41,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a54.0173.6236.9
Property crime76n/a (estimate)1,0261,9812,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Madison, SD. The total number of reported crimes in Madison, SD is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Madison, SD crime rate is 55% lower than the South Dakota average and is 62% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Madison, SD has a violent crime rate that is 87% lower than the South Dakota average and 86% lower than the national average. For property crime, Madison, SD is 48% lower than the South Dakota average and 58% lower than the national average.
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The Madison crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Madison as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Madison crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Madison is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.96 daily crimes that occur in Madison.
  • Madison is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Madison you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Madison has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Madison (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Madison, 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 Madison, SD the total number of daily crimes is 2.22 times less than the South Dakota average and 2.63 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Madison, SD is 7.75 times less than the South Dakota average and 7.16 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Madison, SD has a daily crime rate that is 1.93 times less than the South Dakota average and 2.39 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Madison (higher is better)

How safe is Madison, SD compared to other cities in South Dakota and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Madison, SD is safer than 60% of the cities in South Dakota and 83% 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 Madison, SD. Overall, Madison, SD is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Madison

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Madison is 1 in 1853
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Madison is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of crime in Madison is 1 in 93
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Madison, SD? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Madison, SD, you have a 1 in 1853 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 98. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Madison, SD is 1 in 93.

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

Determining whether Madison, SD is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Madison, SD has decreased by 51% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Madison, SD has increased by 12% in the same time frame.

Madison police department

ItemMadisonSouth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11995558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 11 Madison police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.6% less than the South Dakota average and 49.7% 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
Lake Madison, SD909169800969
Brant Lake, SD1712141,0121,226
Chester, SD3034552,1542,609
Colman, SD6855232,4772,999
Ramona, SD1565442,5783,123
Nunda, SD615572,6383,195
Wentworth, SD2126202,9393,560
Madison, SD7,101541,0261,079

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walled Lake, MI7,10284757841
Carneys Point, NJ7,0962781,7542,032
Aberdeen, NC7,1073313,8284,159
Bonne Terre, MO7,1092239341,157
Amory, MS7,1101423,1613,304
Madison, SD7,101541,0261,079
Source: The Madison, SD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.