Reported Annual Crime In Helena

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 peopleHelena/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,563n/a (estimate)4,9362,9692,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHelena/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.23.95.3
Rape56n/a176.858.441.7
Robbery23n/a72.628.198.0
Assault137n/a432.6286.7248.9
Violent crime217n/a (estimate)685377394
Burglary167n/a527.3344.1430.4
Theft1,082n/a3,416.72,000.81,694.4
Vehicle theft97n/a306.3246.7237.4
Property crime1,346n/a (estimate)4,2502,5922,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Helena, MT is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 66% higher than the average of crimes committed in Montana. It is also 79% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Helena, MT shows a crime rate that is 82% higher than the Montana average. The crime rate is also 74% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Helena, MT is shown to be 64% higher than the Montana average and 80% higher than the national average.
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The Helena crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Helena 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 Helena 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 Helena is 79% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.52 daily crimes that occur in Helena.
  • Helena is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Helena you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Helena has increased by 4%.

Compare Helena, MT Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Helena (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Helena, MT is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Montana and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Helena, MT are 1.66 times more than the Montana average and 1.79 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Helena, MT are 1.82 times more than than Montana and 1.74 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Helena, MT are 1.64 times more than than Montana and 1.80 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Helena (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Helena, MT compared to every other city in Montana as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Helena, MT ranks safer than 7% of every city located within Montana along with 8% 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 Helena, MT. As a result, Helena, MT is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Helena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Helena is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Helena is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Helena is 1 in 21
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Helena, MT? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Helena, MT your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 146. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 24 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 Helena, MT is 1 in 21.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Helena, MT is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Helena, MT has increased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Helena, MT has increased by 3%. The total crime rate in Helena, MT has increased by 4% year to year.

Helena police department

ItemHelenaMontanaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)75872558,732
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
Clancy, MT1,61267464531
Montana City, MT2,87873503576
Helena West Side, MT1,242111764875
Helena Valley Northeast, MT3,154127870996
South Hills, MT5291521,0471,199
Marysville, MT921521,0471,199
Spokane Creek, MT3171521,0471,199
Helena, MT30,1026854,2504,936

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Myrtle Beach, SC30,1061,57713,05814,635
Orcutt, CA30,1094942,7473,241
Burlingame, CA30,1182422,9303,172
Holly Springs, NC30,12646908954
Lawrenceville, GA30,1272343,0373,271
Helena, MT30,1026854,2504,936
Source: The Helena, 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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