Pierre, SD Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
541
Total Crimes
3,895.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
66.05%
Above National Average
56 out of 58
In South Dakota
7,919 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Pierre, SD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Pierre is 3,895.4 per 100,000 people. That's 66.05% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 58.47% 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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Pierre SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Pierre
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 541 3,895.4 2,458.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 4.5 6.5
Robbery 2 14.4 30.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 108 777.6 399.1 279.7
Violent Crime 128 921.7 501.4 387.8
Burglary 56 403.2 340.1 314.2
Larceny 319 2,296.9 1,357.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 38 273.6 259.3 246.0
Property Crime 413 2,973.8 1,956.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Pierre

128
Violent Crimes
921.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
137.66%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 108.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Pierre each year. That compares to a 1 in 199.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Pierre is 921.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 137.66% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 83.82% higher than the South Dakota violent crime rate of 501.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Pierre

413
Property Crimes
2,973.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
51.86%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Pierre each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Pierre is 2,973.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 51.86% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 51.98% higher than the South Dakota property crime rate of 1,956.7 per 100,000 people.

Pierre Crime Compared To South Dakota Average

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