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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 23%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButte/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,151 (estimate)4,1862,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a161.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a121.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a595.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)455 (estimate)885381
Burglaryn/an/an/a539.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a541.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,697 (estimate)3,3012,200

Key findings

  • Butte crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Butte are 20% higher than the national average
  • In Butte you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Butte is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Butte has increased by 1%

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The Butte crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Butte as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Butte crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Butte (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butte

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butte is 1 in 220
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butte is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Butte is 1 in 47

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

      Butte police department

      ItemButteAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      Sex offenders in Alaska

      StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
      Alaska3,433490266
      There are a total of 3,433 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 490 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 84% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lazy Mountain, AK1,5383211,1961,517
      Farm Loop, AK1,1193381,2591,597
      Gateway, AK6,0616642,4743,138
      Fishhook, AK5,8666982,6043,303
      Palmer, AK6,5723513,2963,647
      Lakes, AK8,9447922,9513,743
      Tanaina, AK9,7368733,2564,129
      Butte, AK3,9054551,6972,151

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wilmer, TX3,9032142,2152,429
      Centerville, MN3,90793843936
      Clearview, WA3,90768644713
      El Jebel, CO3,908122824947
      Bunker Hill Village, TX3,90978451529
      Butte, AK3,9054551,6972,151
      Source: The Butte, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.