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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 34%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontpelier/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime40n/a (estimate)1,5911,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape2n/a79.645.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.08.781.6
Assault3n/a119.3167.9250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)199224379
Burglary4n/a159.1219.7340.5
Theft29n/a1,153.5911.81,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a79.687.9219.9
Property crime35n/a (estimate)1,3921,2202,110

Key findings

  • Montpelier crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Montpelier are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Montpelier you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Montpelier is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Montpelier has increased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Montpelier (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montpelier

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montpelier is 1 in 503
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montpelier is 1 in 72
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Montpelier is 1 in 63

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

      Montpelier police department

      ItemMontpelierIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)81,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.43.3
      There are a total of 8 Montpelier police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.2% greater than the Idaho average and 6.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Idaho

      StateTotal offendersIdaho /100KNational /100K
      Idaho4,932333266
      There are a total of 4,932 sex offenders in Idaho. This yields a total of 333 sex offenders in Idaho per 100,000 residents which is 25% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Charles, ID1222221,2111,433
      Paris, ID5742541,3841,638
      Bloomington, ID2202571,3981,654
      Georgetown, ID4792751,4971,771
      Bennington, ID2832821,5371,819
      Montpelier, ID2,5191991,3921,591

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      Southside, AR2,5192701,3201,591
      Covington, IN2,519158839997
      Amherst, VA2,519138642780
      Cordes Lakes, AZ2,5192441,3101,554
      Montpelier, ID2,5191991,3921,591
      Source: The Montpelier, ID 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.