Reported Annual Crime In Great Falls

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 peopleGreat Falls/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,269n/a (estimate)5,5252,9692,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreat Falls/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a5.13.95.3
Rape20n/a33.858.441.7
Robbery30n/a50.728.198.0
Assault193n/a326.2286.7248.9
Violent crime246n/a (estimate)416377383
Burglary284n/a480.0344.1430.4
Theft2,539n/a4,291.22,000.81,694.4
Vehicle theft200n/a338.0246.7237.4
Property crime3,023n/a (estimate)5,1092,5922,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Great Falls, MT. The total number of reported crimes in Great Falls, 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 Great Falls, MT crime rate is 86% higher than the Montana average and is 101% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Great Falls, MT has a violent crime rate that is 10% higher than the Montana average and 9% higher than the national average. For property crime, Great Falls, MT is 97% higher than the Montana average and 116% higher than the national average.
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The Great Falls crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Great Falls as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Great Falls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Great Falls is 101% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.14 daily crimes that occur in Great Falls.
  • Great Falls is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Great Falls you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Great Falls has increased by 16%.

Compare Great Falls, MT Crime To Other Cities

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Great Falls, MT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Montana and on a national scale. In Great Falls, MT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.86 times more than the Montana average and 2.01 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Great Falls, MT is 1.10 times more than the Montana average and 1.09 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Great Falls, MT has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.97 times more than the Montana average and 2.16 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Great Falls (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Great Falls, MT in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Montana as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Great Falls, MT to other cities in the state and across the country, Great Falls, MT is 15% safer than other cities of Montana and 15% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Montana cities and all around the United States, Great Falls, MT has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Great Falls, MT crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Great Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Great Falls is 1 in 241
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Great Falls is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Great Falls is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Great Falls, MT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Great Falls, MT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 241. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 20 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Great Falls, MT is 1 in 19.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Great Falls, 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 Great Falls, MT has increased by 61%, while the property crime rate in Great Falls, MT has increased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Great Falls, MT has increased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Great Falls police department

ItemGreat FallsMontanaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)119872558,732
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
Sun Prairie, MT1,1931791,2301,409
Black Eagle, MT1,0221831,2591,442
Gibson Flats, MT2533352,3062,641
Ulm, MT5373532,4262,779
Stockett, MT1844923,3843,877
Vaughn, MT8244943,3953,889
Sand Coulee, MT2305003,4403,940
Great Falls, MT59,4794165,1095,525

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lakewood, WA59,4896964,5735,268
Moore, OK59,5011761,8952,071
Georgetown, TX59,4361179801,097
Casper, WY59,3971522,8773,028
Lancaster, PA59,3418953,3774,272
Great Falls, MT59,4794165,1095,525
Source: The Great Falls, 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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