Reported Annual Crime In Billings

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBillings/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,625n/a (estimate)5,9512,9692,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBillings/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.83.95.3
Rape76n/a68.358.441.7
Robbery87n/a78.228.198.0
Assault384n/a345.0286.7248.9
Violent crime549n/a (estimate)493377394
Burglary783n/a703.4344.1430.4
Theft4,451n/a3,998.52,000.81,694.4
Vehicle theft842n/a756.4246.7237.4
Property crime6,076n/a (estimate)5,4582,5922,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Billings, MT. The total number of reported crimes in Billings, MT is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Billings, MT crime rate is 100% higher than the Montana average and is 116% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Billings, MT has a violent crime rate that is 31% higher than the Montana average and 25% higher than the national average. For property crime, Billings, MT is 111% higher than the Montana average and 131% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Billings is 116% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.31 daily crimes that occur in Billings.
  • Billings is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Billings you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Billings has increased by 16%.

Compare Billings, MT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Billings (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Billings, MT for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Montana as well as those across America as a whole. The Billings, MT total amount of daily offenses is 2.00 times more than the Montana average and 2.16 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Billings, MT is 1.31 times more than the Montana average, and it is 1.25 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Billings, MT has a daily crime figure that is 2.11 times more than the Montana average and 2.31 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Billings (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Billings, MT compared to every other city in Montana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Billings, MT ranks safer than 11% of every city located within Montana along with 12% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Montana and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Billings, MT. As a result, Billings, MT is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Billings

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Billings is 1 in 203
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Billings is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Billings is 1 in 17
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Billings, MT? 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 Billings, MT, then there is a 1 in 203 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 19. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 17 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Billings, MT.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Billings, MT 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 Billings, MT has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Billings, MT has increased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Billings, MT has increased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Billings police department

ItemBillingsMontanaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)162872558,732
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
Huntley, MT4783462,3772,722
Lockwood, MT7,6703542,4322,786
Laurel, MT6,9312182,6282,846
Shepherd, MT5654132,8363,249
Billings, MT109,0894935,4585,951

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA109,0674183,3073,725
High Point, NC108,9826733,7034,376
Waterbury, CT109,2115043,8324,336
Temecula, CA108,9651022,2692,370
Cambridge, MA108,7572801,8182,098
Billings, MT109,0894935,4585,951
Source: The Billings, MT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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