Spearfish, SD Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
342
Total Crimes
2,873.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.48%
Above National Average
47 out of 58
In South Dakota
7,062 out of 8,904
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 2,873.5 per 100,000 people. That's 22.48% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 16.90% 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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Spearfish SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
5
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 342 2,873.5 2,458.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 4.5 6.5
Robbery 2 16.8 30.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 27 226.9 399.1 279.7
Violent Crime 35 294.1 501.4 387.8
Burglary 35 294.1 340.1 314.2
Larceny 262 2,201.3 1,357.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 10 84.0 259.3 246.0
Property Crime 307 2,579.4 1,956.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Spearfish

35
Violent Crimes
294.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-24.17%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 340.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Spearfish each year. That compares to a 1 in 199.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Spearfish is 294.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.17% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -41.35% lower than the South Dakota violent crime rate of 501.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Spearfish

307
Property Crimes
2,579.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
31.72%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Spearfish each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Spearfish is 2,579.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 31.72% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 31.82% higher than the South Dakota property crime rate of 1,956.7 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 10,402 351 3,374.4 2,807.2 567.2
Sturgis, SD 6,955 201 2,890.0 2,660.0 230.1
Belle Fourche, SD 5,712 119 2,083.3 1,838.2 245.1
Newcastle, WY 3,383 51 1,507.5 1,241.5 266.0
Lead, SD 2,923 34 1,163.2 1,026.3 136.8
Summerset, SD 2,769 59 2,130.7 2,094.6 36.1
Deadwood, SD 1,293 2 154.7 77.3 77.3
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