Columbus, MT Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
49
Total Crimes
2,394.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-3.30%
Below National Average
26 out of 41
In Montana
6,924 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Columbus, MT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Columbus is 2,394.9 per 100,000 people. That's -3.30% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -7.82% lower than the Montana total crime rate of 2,598.1 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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Columbus SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
9

How Does Columbus Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Columbus
/ 100k People
Montana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 49 2,394.9 2,598.1 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.5 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 19.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 244.4 324.9 250.2
Violent Crime 5 244.4 404.9 366.7
Burglary 1 48.9 270.1 340.5
Larceny 33 1,612.9 1,700.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 10 488.8 222.4 219.9
Property Crime 44 2,150.5 2,193.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Columbus

5
Violent Crimes
244.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-33.36%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 409.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Columbus each year. That compares to a 1 in 246.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Columbus is 244.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.36% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -39.65% lower than the Montana violent crime rate of 404.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Columbus

44
Property Crimes
2,150.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
1.93%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 46.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Columbus each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Columbus is 2,150.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 1.93% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -1.94% lower than the Montana property crime rate of 2,193.2 per 100,000 people.

Columbus 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 Columbus

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Laurel, MT 6,768 205 3,029.0 2,615.2 413.7
Red Lodge, MT 2,316 28 1,209.0 993.1 215.9
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