Reported Annual Crime In Montpelier

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontpelier/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime241n/a (estimate)3,1951,8562,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontpelier/100k peopleVermont/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape8n/a106.128.540.4
Robbery0n/a0.017.0102.8
Assault7n/a92.8110.6248.5
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)199158386
Burglary34n/a450.8336.7468.9
Theft192n/a2,545.71,315.61,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.045.1236.9
Property crime226n/a (estimate)2,9971,6972,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Montpelier, VT. These figures on reported criminal activity in Montpelier, VT, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Montpelier, VT is 72% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Vermont, and when compared with the national average, is 13% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Montpelier, VT has 26% higher than violent crime rate than Vermont average, while remaining 49% lower than the national average. In property crime, Montpelier, VT is 77% higher than the average of Vermont and is 22% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waterbury, VT1,91451545596
South Barre, VT1,41161658719
Waitsfield, VT19764686749
Williamstown, VT1,14969745814
Northfield, VT2,67779846925
East Montpelier, VT621011,0871,189
Stowe, VT587891,7661,855
Montpelier, VT7,7601992,9973,195

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Montpelier is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.75 daily crimes that occur in Montpelier.
  • Montpelier is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Montpelier you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Montpelier has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Montpelier (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Montpelier, VT on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Vermont. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Montpelier, VT (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Vermont state wide, are 1.72 times more than the state average and 1.13 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Montpelier, VT on a daily bases are 1.26 times more than than Vermont average and 1.94 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Montpelier, VT are 1.77 times more than the daily state average and 1.22 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Montpelier (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Montpelier, VT in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Vermont as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Montpelier, VT to other cities in the state and across the country, Montpelier, VT is 17% safer than other cities of Vermont and 40% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Vermont cities and all around the United States, Montpelier, VT has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Montpelier, VT crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montpelier

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montpelier is 1 in 503
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montpelier is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Montpelier is 1 in 32
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Montpelier, VT? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Montpelier, VT, then there is a 1 in 503 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Montpelier, VT.

Year Over Year Crime In Montpelier (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Montpelier, VT is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Montpelier, VT has increased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Montpelier, VT has increased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Montpelier, VT has increased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Montpelier police department

ItemMontpelierVermontNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)24632556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.23.3
There are a total of 24 Montpelier police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.5% greater than the Vermont average and 6.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Vermont

StateTotal offendersVermont /100KNational /100K
Vermont1,177184222
There are a total of 1,177 sex offenders in Vermont. This yields a total of 184 sex offenders in Vermont per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
River Rouge, MI7,7611,0562,4873,543
Round Lake Park, IL7,758671,1191,187
Old Town, ME7,756791,6881,767
Lowell, AR7,7561821,1801,362
Wyoming, MN7,764649981,062
Montpelier, VT7,7601992,9973,195
Source: The Montpelier, VT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.