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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 66%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsUniversity District/100k peopleMissoula/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,3923,850 (estimate)4,4972,5982,489
Murder3n/a4.02.55.0
Rape75n/a99.458.442.6
Robbery27n/a35.819.281.6
Assault205n/a271.8324.9250.2
Violent crime310352 (estimate)411405379
Burglary342n/a453.4270.1340.5
Theft2,565n/a3,400.91,700.61,549.5
Vehicle theft175n/a232.0222.4219.9
Property crime3,0823,499 (estimate)4,0862,1932,110

Key findings

  • University District crime rates are 55% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in University District are 7% lower than the national average
  • In University District you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • University District is safer than 70% of the cities in Montana
  • Year over year crime in Missoula has decreased by 13%

University District crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In University District (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University District

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University District is 1 in 285
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University District is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University District is 1 in 26

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

      Missoula police department

      ItemUniversity DistrictMissoulaMontana
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a120872
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a0.00.0

      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

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      Frenchtown, MT1,932132714846
      Clinton, MT1,076153829982
      East Missoula, MT2,1141729321,105
      Lolo, MT3,8761951,0581,253
      Bonner-West Riverside, MT1,6822031,0991,302
      Turah, MT4262431,3141,557
      Orchard Homes, MT5,6552621,4171,679
      Missoula, MT70,1174114,0864,497

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      Rock Hill, SC70,2516613,3464,007
      Flower Mound, TX69,96654923978
      Redlands, CA70,4423572,9303,287
      Lauderhill, FL70,4527852,9293,714
      Pine Hills, FL69,7336273,5614,189
      Missoula, MT70,1174114,0864,497
      Source: The University District, Missoula, MT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.