Reported Annual Crime In Sturgis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSturgis/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime134n/a (estimate)2,0002,3992,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSturgis/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.15.3
Rape0n/a0.058.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.031.4102.8
Assault10n/a149.3325.0248.5
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)149418386
Burglary12n/a179.1346.6468.9
Theft105n/a1,567.41,460.41,745.0
Vehicle theft7n/a104.5173.6236.9
Property crime124n/a (estimate)1,8511,9812,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Sturgis, SD. All reported Sturgis, SD crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Sturgis, SD overall crime rate is 17% lower than in comparison to the South Dakota average; and is also 29% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Sturgis, SD, the rate is 64% lower than compared to the South Dakota average, and 61% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Sturgis, SD comes in at 7% lower than to the average seen in South Dakota, and 24% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sturgis is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.48 daily crimes that occur in Sturgis.
  • Sturgis is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sturgis you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sturgis has decreased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Sturgis (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sturgis, SD is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for South Dakota and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sturgis, SD are 1.20 times less than the South Dakota average and 1.42 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Sturgis, SD are 2.80 times less than than South Dakota and 2.59 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sturgis, SD are 1.07 times less than than South Dakota and 1.32 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Sturgis (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sturgis, SD compared to every other city in South Dakota as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sturgis, SD ranks safer than 42% of every city located within South Dakota along with 59% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in South Dakota and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Sturgis, SD. As a result, Sturgis, SD is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sturgis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sturgis is 1 in 670
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sturgis is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sturgis is 1 in 50
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sturgis, 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 Sturgis, SD, you have a 1 in 670 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 55. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sturgis, SD is 1 in 50.

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

A good indicator of whether Sturgis, SD is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Sturgis, SD has decreased by 44%, while the property crime rate in Sturgis, SD has decreased by 30% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sturgis, SD has decreased by 31% year over year.

Sturgis police department

ItemSturgisSouth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19995558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.23.3
There are a total of 19 Sturgis police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.6% greater than the South Dakota average and 13.2% 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
Whitewood, SD948109328437
Lead, SD3,05034504538
Summerset, SD2,1550859859
Piedmont, SD1,111151717869
Deadwood, SD1,287398478876
Blucksberg Mountain, SD6062821,3341,616
Vale, SD1345312,5173,048
Sturgis, SD6,7111491,8512,000

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Belmont, VA6,71071605675
Roosevelt, UT6,7146694,5975,265
Murillo, TX6,7144743,0133,486
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Sturgis, SD6,7111491,8512,000
Source: The Sturgis, 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.