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Crime rate in Bozeman, Montana (MT): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bozeman, MT compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bozeman, MT

The 2022 crime rate in Bozeman, MT is 189 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 73.2% U.S. cities. The 2022 Bozeman crime rate fell by 19% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 2 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Bozeman has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Bozeman, MT is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bozeman:

189.3
Belgrade:

222.5
Manhattan:

76.1
Livingston:

224.6
Ennis:

31.7
West Yellowstone:

71.8
East Helena:

134.8
Helena:

402.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bozeman by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
2
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(8.0)
1
(1.9)
5
(9.5)
2
(3.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(31.8)
20
(53.6)
22
(58.5)
33
(86.2)
25
(63.8)
32
(79.0)
34
(79.4)
49
(109.5)
48
(102.7)
40
(83.2)
60
(119.6)
39
(75.8)
71
(135.0)
40
(71.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(14.7)
7
(18.8)
3
(8.0)
8
(20.9)
6
(15.3)
3
(7.4)
8
(18.7)
7
(15.6)
10
(21.4)
7
(14.6)
10
(19.9)
4
(7.8)
6
(11.4)
2
(3.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
42
(102.7)
67
(179.7)
65
(172.8)
58
(151.5)
39
(99.6)
41
(101.2)
74
(172.8)
96
(214.6)
78
(166.9)
65
(135.1)
77
(153.5)
124
(241.0)
112
(213.0)
122
(217.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
141
(344.7)
157
(421.1)
104
(276.5)
135
(352.6)
106
(270.6)
72
(177.7)
83
(193.8)
125
(279.4)
81
(173.3)
51
(106.0)
60
(119.6)
38
(73.8)
57
(108.4)
76
(135.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,039
(2,540)
1,110
(2,977)
998
(2,653)
1,141
(2,980)
1,045
(2,668)
988
(2,438)
959
(2,239)
1,065
(2,380)
992
(2,123)
804
(1,671)
778
(1,551)
621
(1,207)
584
(1,111)
848
(1,514)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(183.3)
74
(198.5)
53
(140.9)
56
(146.3)
52
(132.8)
58
(143.1)
79
(184.5)
70
(156.5)
77
(164.8)
58
(120.6)
46
(91.7)
54
(104.9)
59
(112.2)
72
(128.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(34.2)
3
(8.0)
2
(5.3)
7
(18.3)
7
(17.9)
3
(7.4)
3
(7.0)
8
(17.9)
7
(15.0)
6
(12.5)
4
(8.0)
3
(5.8)
8
(15.2)
6
(10.7)
City-Data.com crime index195.6249.0220.5266.3211.9207.0221.6267.0240.8181.8226.1176.9234.0189.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 70 registered sex offenders living in Bozeman, Montana as of May 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bozeman is 608 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Bozeman:

189.3
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Bozeman:

266.2
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Bozeman:

204.0
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Bozeman:

222.3
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Bozeman:

158.0
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bozeman:

205.4
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bozeman:

229.1
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bozeman:

175.1
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bozeman:

133.3
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bozeman:

121.3
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bozeman:

177.6
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bozeman:

148.9
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bozeman:

152.9
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bozeman:

95.3
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bozeman:

135.8
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bozeman:

85.6
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bozeman:

85.5
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bozeman:

77.9
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Bozeman:

122.1
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Bozeman:

94.0
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Bozeman:

90.8
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Bozeman:

115.2
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Bozeman:

122.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Bozeman:

165.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bozeman:

198.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bozeman:

178.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bozeman:

178.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bozeman:

207.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bozeman:

241.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bozeman:

209.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bozeman:

262.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bozeman:

223.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bozeman:

249.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bozeman:

176.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bozeman:

179.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bozeman:

214.2
U.S. Average:

322.3
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 73 (64 officers - 59 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Montana average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 69 (60 officers - 56 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Montana average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 72 (62 officers - 59 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Montana average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 68 (58 officers - 54 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Montana average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 68 (60 officers - 56 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Montana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 70 (62 officers - 57 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Montana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 64 (57 officers - 55 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Montana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 67 (61 officers - 58 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Montana average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 68 (61 officers - 57 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Montana average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 68 (62 officers - 55 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Montana average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 67 (60 officers - 55 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Montana average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 61 (57 officers - 51 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Montana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 45 (35 officers - 30 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
Montana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 59 (50 officers - 46 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Montana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 55 (48 officers - 43 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Montana average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 48 (43 officers - 38 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Montana average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 52 (46 officers - 39 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Montana average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 52 (44 officers - 39 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Montana average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 49 (40 officers - 33 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Montana average:

1.73

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bozeman, MT
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 59715, 59718.