Spearfish, SD Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
291
Total Crimes
2,457.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-0.78%
Below National Average
48 out of 59
In South Dakota
7,022 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Spearfish, SD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Spearfish is 2,457.4 per 100,000 people. That's -0.78% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 13.24% higher than the South Dakota total crime rate of 2,170.0 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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Spearfish SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Spearfish
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 291 2,457.4 2,170.0 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 1 8.4 22.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 18 152.0 302.5 250.2
Violent Crime 23 194.2 399.0 366.7
Burglary 29 244.9 299.1 340.5
Larceny 229 1,933.8 1,273.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 10 84.4 198.5 219.9
Property Crime 268 2,263.1 1,771.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Spearfish

23.0
Violent Crimes
194.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-47.03%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 514.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Spearfish each year. That compares to a 1 in 250.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Spearfish is 194.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.03% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -51.33% lower than the South Dakota violent crime rate of 399.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Spearfish

268.0
Property Crimes
2,263.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
7.26%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 44.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Spearfish each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Spearfish is 2,263.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 7.26% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 27.79% higher than the South Dakota property crime rate of 1,771.0 per 100,000 people.

Spearfish 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 Spearfish

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Box Elder, SD 10,077 258 2,560.3 2,143.5 416.8
Sturgis, SD 6,983 165 2,362.9 2,162.4 200.5
Belle Fourche, SD 5,600 98 1,750.0 1,553.6 196.4
Newcastle, WY 3,386 59 1,742.5 1,447.1 295.3
Lead, SD 2,958 18 608.5 540.9 67.6
Summerset, SD 2,796 62 2,217.5 2,038.6 178.8
Deadwood, SD 1,307 3 229.5 0.0 229.5
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