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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 30%
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 peopleWest Yellowstone/100k peopleMontana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)1,4412,5912,346
Murder0n/a0.05.06.5
Rape0n/a0.055.338.4
Robbery0n/a0.025.873.9
Assault1n/a72.0383.7279.7
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)72470388
Burglary2n/a144.1270.1314.2
Theft16n/a1,152.71,603.01,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a72.0247.6246.0
Property crime19n/a (estimate)1,3692,1211,958

Key findings

  • West Yellowstone crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Yellowstone are 81% lower than the national average
  • In West Yellowstone you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Yellowstone is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Yellowstone has decreased by 39%

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      Daily Crime In West Yellowstone (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Yellowstone

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Yellowstone is 1 in 1389
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Yellowstone is 1 in 74
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Yellowstone is 1 in 70

      Year Over Year Crime In West Yellowstone (per 100,000 people)

      West Yellowstone police department

      ItemWest YellowstoneMontanaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10872558,732
      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
      West Yellowstone, MT1,139721,3691,441

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newark, IL1,139147538685
      Coffeeville, MS1,1391319501,081
      Spring Glen, UT1,13992871963
      Lakewood Club, MI1,139225641866
      Big Rock, IL1,139131478608
      West Yellowstone, MT1,139721,3691,441
      Source: The West Yellowstone, 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.