Annual Crime In Tea (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleTea/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime83n/a (estimate)1,4502,1332,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTea/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.45.0
Rape3n/a52.469.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.786.2
Assault5n/a87.3304.0246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)140405381
Burglary13n/a227.1291.4376.0
Theft58n/a1,013.11,264.51,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a69.9172.7228.9
Property crime75n/a (estimate)1,3101,7292,200

Key findings

  • Tea crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tea are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Tea you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tea is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tea has decreased by 3%

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Compare Tea, SD Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Tea (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Tea for every 100,000 residents. The Tea total amount of daily crime is 1.47 times less than the South Dakota average and 1.78 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Tea, is 2.90 times less than the South Dakota average, and it is 2.72 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Tea has a daily crime average that is 1.32 times less than the South Dakota average and 1.68 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Tea (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Tea in comparison to other South Dakota communities and all other areas throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Tea being safer than 45% of cities in South Dakota and 64% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking South Dakota cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Tea. In conclusion, Tea ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tea

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tea is 1 in 716
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tea is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tea is 1 in 69
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Tea, SD? If you reside in Tea, then there is a 1 in 716 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 77. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 69 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Tea.

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

      Determining whether Tea is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Tea violent crime rates have decreased by 21%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Tea has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

      Tea police department

      ItemTeaSouth DakotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6995558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.23.3
      There are a total of 6 Tea police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% less than the South Dakota average and 54.1% 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
      Brandon, SD9,674109534643
      Crooks, SD1,380134572706
      Hartford, SD2,980148632780
      Parker, SD1,112155660815
      Worthing, SD1,066156665821
      Shindler, SD782164699862
      Pine Lakes Addition, SD305164699862
      Tea, SD4,6281401,3101,450

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rock Hill, MO4,628651,1521,218
      Lemoyne, PA4,6271969571,153
      Jackson, CA4,6306102,6943,304
      Perry, UT4,6301531,5571,710
      Hawthorne, NY4,631123508632
      Tea, SD4,6281401,3101,450
      Source: The Tea, 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.