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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 48%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleLima/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,540 (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)642 (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)2,898 (estimate)2,1211,958

Key findings

  • Lima crime rates are 51% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lima are 66% higher than the national average
  • In Lima you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lima is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lima has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Lima (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lima

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lima is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lima is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lima is 1 in 29

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

      Lima police department

      ItemLimaMontanaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a872558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a0.03.3

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lima, MT1616422,8983,540

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Burr Oak, KS1616613,4194,080
      Brookeville, MD161162650812
      Stuart, OK1616313,7214,352
      Elko, SC1617733,9614,733
      McBride, MI1616931,9732,666
      Lima, MT1616422,8983,540
      Source: The Lima, 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.