Mitchell, SD Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
593
Total Crimes
3,770.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
60.73%
Above National Average
53 out of 58
In South Dakota
7,856 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Mitchell, SD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mitchell is 3,770.8 per 100,000 people. That's 60.73% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 53.40% higher 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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Mitchell SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Mitchell
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 593 3,770.8 2,458.1 2,346.0
Murder 2 12.7 4.5 6.5
Robbery 2 12.7 30.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 50 317.9 399.1 279.7
Violent Crime 73 464.2 501.4 387.8
Burglary 66 419.7 340.1 314.2
Larceny 379 2,410.0 1,357.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 75 476.9 259.3 246.0
Property Crime 520 3,306.6 1,956.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Mitchell

73
Violent Crimes
464.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
19.70%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 215.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mitchell each year. That compares to a 1 in 199.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mitchell is 464.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 19.70% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -7.42% lower than the South Dakota violent crime rate of 501.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mitchell

520
Property Crimes
3,306.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
68.86%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mitchell each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mitchell is 3,306.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 68.86% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 68.99% higher than the South Dakota property crime rate of 1,956.7 per 100,000 people.

Mitchell 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 Mitchell

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Huron, SD 13,469 331 2,457.5 2,138.2 319.3
Madison, SD 7,357 74 1,005.8 937.9 68.0
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