In Summerset, the FBI recorded no violent crime and a property crime rate of 4.34 per 1,000 residents. In Hot Springs, the FBI recorded a violent crime rate of 1.62 per 1,000 residents and a property crime rate of 6.76 per 1,000 resients.
As a whole, the state has lower crime rates than the nation as a whole. On average, South Dakota cited 3.21 violent crimes per 1,000 residents and 20.60 property crimes per 1,000 residents. To put those figures in perspective, the national average is 3.67 violent crimes per 1,000 citizens and 27.30 property crimes per 1,000 citizens.
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