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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 5%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSidney/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime152n/a (estimate)2,4212,5912,346
Murder0n/a0.05.06.5
Rape7n/a111.555.338.4
Robbery1n/a15.925.873.9
Assault27n/a430.0383.7279.7
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)557470388
Burglary21n/a334.4270.1314.2
Theft83n/a1,321.91,603.01,398.0
Vehicle theft13n/a207.0247.6246.0
Property crime117n/a (estimate)1,8632,1211,958

Key findings

  • Sidney crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sidney are 44% higher than the national average
  • In Sidney you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sidney is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sidney has increased by 46%

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

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      Daily Crime In Sidney (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Sidney for every 100,000 residents. The Sidney total amount of daily crime is 1.07 times less than the Montana average and 1.03 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Sidney, is 1.19 times more than the Montana average, and it is 1.44 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Sidney has a daily crime average that is 1.14 times less than the Montana average and 1.05 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Sidney (higher is better)

      Is Sidney safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Montana as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Sidney to other cities in the state and across the country, Sidney is 20% safer than other cities of Montana and 19% safer than other cities in the nation. Sidney has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sidney

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sidney is 1 in 180
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sidney is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sidney is 1 in 42
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Sidney? If you reside in Sidney, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 180. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 54 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Sidney, is 1 in 42.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Sidney is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Sidney has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 18% in Sidney, while property crimes in Sidney have increased by 56%. Total crime has increased by 46% year over year.

      Sidney police department

      ItemSidneyMontanaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11872558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Fairview, ND653402,1972,537
      Fairview, MT7805132,3162,829
      Crane, MT2515502,4823,032
      Sidney, MT6,4075571,8632,421

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gladewater, TX6,4073162,6212,937
      Bartonville, IL6,4063582,9173,275
      Farr West, UT6,4061881,7771,965
      Blue Bell, PA6,403127535661
      Crystal Lake, FL6,4134862,2372,722
      Sidney, MT6,4075571,8632,421
      Source: The Sidney, 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.