Reported Annual Crime In Columbia Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia Falls/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime143n/a (estimate)2,8702,9732,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia Falls/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.54.9
Rape0n/a0.053.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.020.3101.9
Assault9n/a180.6272.8237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)181350373
Burglary11n/a220.8371.6491.4
Theft119n/a2,388.12,017.91,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a80.3234.1220.2
Property crime134n/a (estimate)2,6892,6242,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Columbia Falls, MT. All reported Columbia Falls, MT crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Columbia Falls, MT overall crime rate is 3% lower than in comparison to the Montana average; and is also equal to compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Columbia Falls, MT, the rate is 48% lower than compared to the Montana average, and 52% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Columbia Falls, MT comes in at 2% higher than to the average seen in Montana, and 8% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia Falls is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.86 daily crimes that occur in Columbia Falls.
  • Columbia Falls is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbia Falls you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia Falls has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Columbia Falls (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Columbia Falls, MT on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Montana. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Columbia Falls, MT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Montana state wide, are 1.04 times less than the state average and 1.00 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Columbia Falls, MT on a daily bases are 1.94 times less than than Montana average and 2.06 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Columbia Falls, MT are 1.02 times more than the daily state average and 1.08 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Columbia Falls (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Columbia Falls, MT compared to other areas of Montana, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Columbia Falls, MT safer than 60% when compared to other Montana cities, and 46% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Montana, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Columbia Falls, MT. At this time, Columbia Falls, MT sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia Falls is 1 in 554
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia Falls is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia Falls is 1 in 35
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Columbia Falls, MT? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Columbia Falls, MT, you have a 1 in 554 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 38. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia Falls, MT is 1 in 35.

Year Over Year Crime In Columbia Falls (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Columbia Falls, MT is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Columbia Falls, MT has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 118% in Columbia Falls, MT, while property crimes in Columbia Falls, MT have increased by 1%. Crimes in total for Columbia Falls, MT have increased by 5% year over year.

Columbia Falls police department

ItemColumbia FallsMontanaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12872556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a0.03.3

Sex offenders in Montana

StateTotal offendersMontana /100KNational /100K
Montana2,281226222
There are a total of 2,281 sex offenders in Montana. This yields a total of 226 sex offenders in Montana per 100,000 residents which is 2% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Glacier, MT3272501,8712,121
Helena Flats, MT9882942,2022,495
Evergreen, MT6,7113642,7263,089
Coram, MT5603642,7293,093
Whitefish, MT6,5421573,0013,159
Columbia Falls, MT4,7651812,6892,870

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kittery, ME4,7661031,2491,352
Grandyle Village, NY4,7663221,3581,679
Tara Hills, CA4,7673362,0652,401
Eagleville CDP (Montgomery County), PA4,768139799938
Travelers Rest, SC4,7683192,0832,402
Columbia Falls, MT4,7651812,6892,870
Source: The Columbia Falls, MT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.