Crime Trend in Montana

There were 4,328 violent crimes, 27 murders, 23,440 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Montana

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 4,328 404.9 [51]
2018 4,040 380.9 [51]
2017 3,961 377.1 [52]
2016 3,886 374.1 [52]
2015 3,611 349.6 [53]
2014 3,361 328.5 [53]
2013 2,444 240.7 [54]
2012 2,803 278.8 [54]
2011 2,670 267.5 [55]
2010 2,733 275.8 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Montana

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 27 2.5 [51]
2018 37 3.5 [51]
2017 41 3.9 [52]
2016 37 3.6 [52]
2015 36 3.5 [53]
2014 38 3.7 [53]
2013 22 2.2 [54]
2012 29 2.9 [54]
2011 28 2.8 [55]
2010 25 2.5 [55]

The number of robberies in Montana

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 205 19.2 [51]
2018 270 25.5 [51]
2017 295 28.1 [52]
2016 268 25.8 [52]
2015 210 20.3 [53]
2014 202 19.7 [53]
2013 204 20.1 [54]
2012 202 20.1 [54]
2011 169 16.9 [55]
2010 154 15.5 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Montana

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 3,472 324.9 [51]
2018 3,164 298.3 [51]
2017 3,012 286.7 [52]
2016 2,983 287.2 [52]
2015 2,818 272.8 [53]
2014 2,563 250.5 [53]
2013 1,931 190.2 [54]
2012 2,180 216.8 [54]
2011 2,116 212.0 [55]
2010 2,222 224.2 [55]

The number of property crimes in Montana

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 23,440 2193.2 [51]
2018 26,787 2525.5 [51]
2017 27,225 2591.6 [52]
2016 28,156 2710.8 [52]
2015 27,100 2623.6 [53]
2014 25,525 2494.5 [53]
2013 25,953 2556.5 [54]
2012 26,102 2595.9 [54]
2011 23,155 2319.7 [55]
2010 25,409 2564.1 [55]

The number of burglaries in Montana

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 2,887 270.1 [51]
2018 3,329 313.9 [51]
2017 3,615 344.1 [52]
2016 3,966 381.8 [52]
2015 3,838 371.6 [53]
2014 3,639 355.6 [53]
2013 4,064 400.3 [54]
2012 3,920 389.9 [54]
2011 3,390 339.6 [55]
2010 3,692 372.6 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Montana

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 18,176 1700.6 [51]
2018 20,641 1946.0 [51]
2017 21,018 2000.8 [52]
2016 21,427 2063.0 [52]
2015 20,844 2017.9 [53]
2014 19,826 1937.5 [53]
2013 20,039 1974.0 [54]
2012 20,484 2037.2 [54]
2011 18,307 1834.0 [55]
2010 20,166 2035.0 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Montana

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 2,377 222.4 [51]
2018 2,817 265.6 [51]
2017 2,592 246.7 [52]
2016 2,763 266.0 [52]
2015 2,418 234.1 [53]
2014 2,060 201.3 [53]
2013 1,850 182.2 [54]
2012 1,698 168.9 [54]
2011 1,458 146.1 [55]
2010 1,551 156.5 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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