You know that South Dakota has a low crime rate and countless friendly people, but did you know that these 10 places in South Dakota were ranked the safest? We checked out what the Neighborhood Scout had to say and you may be surprised to see which towns were named the safest places in South Dakota:

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Now that you know what towns made the list, did they surprise you? What other towns should be on the list? Share your thoughts on the safest places to live in South Dakota with us in the comments!

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Safest Places In South Dakota

Which cities and towns in South Dakota have the lowest crime rate? 

In terms of South Dakota towns with the lowest crime rates, check out the aforementioned Colome, Buffalo, and Frankfort.

Is Sioux Falls in South Dakota a safe place to live? 

Not only is Sioux Falls a safe place to live, it was named one of the safest communities in the country, as residents generally experience less violent AND non-violent crimes than in other cities of the same size!

What are some of the most dangerous places to live in South Dakota? 

While South Dakota is considered to be one of the safest states in America, there are a few places that see a small amount of crime. According to RoadSnacks, the worst places to live in South Dakota in terms of crime are Rapid City (where residents have a 1 in 26.1 chance of being the victim of theft or arson), Mitchell (1 in 179 chance of being the victim of a violent crime), and - surprisingly - Sioux Falls (which is still safer than other similarly-sized towns, but boasts a 1 in 222 chance of experiencing some sort of crime).