Brookings, SD Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
270
Total Crimes
1,093.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.37%
Below National Average
28 out of 58
In South Dakota
3,515 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Brookings, SD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Brookings is 1,093.9 per 100,000 people. That's -53.37% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -55.50% lower than the South Dakota total crime rate of 2,458.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Brookings SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
10

How Does Brookings Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Brookings
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 270 1,093.9 2,458.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 4.5 6.5
Robbery 2 8.1 30.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 24 97.2 399.1 279.7
Violent Crime 38 154.0 501.4 387.8
Burglary 37 149.9 340.1 314.2
Larceny 187 757.6 1,357.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 8 32.4 259.3 246.0
Property Crime 232 940.0 1,956.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Brookings

38
Violent Crimes
154.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-60.30%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 649.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Brookings each year. That compares to a 1 in 199.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Brookings is 154.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -60.30% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -69.29% lower than the South Dakota violent crime rate of 501.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Brookings

232
Property Crimes
940.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-52.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 106.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Brookings each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Brookings is 940.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -52.00% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -51.96% lower than the South Dakota property crime rate of 1,956.7 per 100,000 people.

Brookings Crime Compared To South Dakota Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in South Dakota.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Brookings

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Watertown, SD 22,248 468 2,103.6 1,851.9 251.7
Madison, SD 7,357 74 1,005.8 937.9 68.0
Flandreau, SD 2,314 60 2,592.9 2,333.6 259.3
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