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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 18%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJefferson City/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,963 (estimate)2,5912,346
Murdern/an/an/a5.06.5
Rapen/an/an/a55.338.4
Robberyn/an/an/a25.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a383.7279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)356 (estimate)470388
Burglaryn/an/an/a270.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,603.01,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a247.6246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,607 (estimate)2,1211,958

Key findings

  • Jefferson City crime rates are 16% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jefferson City are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Jefferson City you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jefferson City is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jefferson City has not changed

Jefferson City crime map

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The Jefferson City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Jefferson City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jefferson City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 281
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jefferson City is 1 in 51

      Year Over Year Crime In Jefferson City (per 100,000 people)

      Jefferson City police department

      ItemJefferson CityMontanaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a872558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/an/a3.3

      Sex offenders in Montana

      StateTotal offendersMontana /100KNational /100K
      Montana2,923291266
      There are a total of 2,923 sex offenders in Montana. This yields a total of 291 sex offenders in Montana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

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      Clancy, MT1,61284379463
      Montana City, MT2,87891411503
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      South Hills, MT5291908571,047
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      East Helena, MT2,2864732,3662,840
      Basin, MT2276052,7323,337
      Jefferson City, MT6863561,6071,963

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      Mullan, ID6863251,4871,812
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      Woodruff, WI6860354354
      Lingle, WY6862982,0502,348
      Jefferson City, MT6863561,6071,963
      Source: The Jefferson City, MT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.