Sturgis, SD Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
201
Total Crimes
2,890.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
23.19%
Above National Average
48 out of 58
In South Dakota
7,082 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Sturgis, SD?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sturgis is 2,890.0 per 100,000 people. That's 23.19% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 17.57% 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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Sturgis SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sturgis
/ 100k People
South Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 201 2,890.0 2,458.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 4.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 30.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 14 201.3 399.1 279.7
Violent Crime 16 230.1 501.4 387.8
Burglary 38 546.4 340.1 314.2
Larceny 137 1,969.8 1,357.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 10 143.8 259.3 246.0
Property Crime 185 2,660.0 1,956.7 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Sturgis

16
Violent Crimes
230.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-40.68%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 434.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sturgis each year. That compares to a 1 in 199.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sturgis is 230.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -40.68% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -54.12% lower than the South Dakota violent crime rate of 501.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sturgis

185
Property Crimes
2,660.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
35.84%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 37.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sturgis each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sturgis is 2,660.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 35.84% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 35.94% higher than the South Dakota property crime rate of 1,956.7 per 100,000 people.

Sturgis 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 Sturgis

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Spearfish, SD 11,902 342 2,873.5 2,579.4 294.1
Box Elder, SD 10,402 351 3,374.4 2,807.2 567.2
Belle Fourche, SD 5,712 119 2,083.3 1,838.2 245.1
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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