Columbia Falls, MT Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
103
Total Crimes
1,710.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-27.11%
Below National Average
24 out of 43
In Montana
5,105 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Columbia Falls, MT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Columbia Falls is 1,710.1 per 100,000 people. That's -27.11% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -33.99% lower than the Montana total crime rate of 2,590.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Columbia Falls SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

How Does Columbia Falls Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Columbia Falls
/ 100k People
Montana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 103 1,710.1 2,590.7 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 6.5
Robbery 1 16.6 25.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 14 232.4 383.7 279.7
Violent Crime 18 298.9 469.8 387.8
Burglary 5 83.0 270.1 314.2
Larceny 72 1,195.4 1,603.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 8 132.8 247.6 246.0
Property Crime 85 1,411.3 2,120.8 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Columbia Falls

18
Violent Crimes
298.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-22.94%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 334.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Columbia Falls each year. That compares to a 1 in 212.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Columbia Falls is 298.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -22.94% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -36.39% lower than the Montana violent crime rate of 469.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Columbia Falls

85
Property Crimes
1,411.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-27.93%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 70.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Columbia Falls each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Columbia Falls is 1,411.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -27.93% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -33.46% lower than the Montana property crime rate of 2,120.8 per 100,000 people.

Columbia Falls Crime Compared To Montana Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Montana.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Columbia Falls

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Kalispell, MT 25,125 675 2,686.6 2,376.1 310.4
Forest Hill, TX 13,058 376 2,879.5 2,511.9 367.6
Whitefish, MT 8,523 101 1,185.0 997.3 187.7
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