Box Elder, MT
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Box Elder is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (72%) and also has a lower crime rate than 66% of the communities in Montana, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Box Elder is one in 22 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

How does the crime rate in Box Elder compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Box Elder with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Box Elder's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Box Elder does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Box Elder.

For Box Elder, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Box Elder is one in 88.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Box Elder's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Box Elder a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Box Elder is one in 29.

Box Elder Crime Data

 
Crime Index

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

Box Elder Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

3

4

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

11.36

34.09

45.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Box Elder 11.36
Montana 3.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 88

in Box Elder

1 in 286

in Montana
Box Elder VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 88
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Box Elder 34.09
Montana 26.24
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Box Elder

1 in 38

in Montana
Box Elder Property CRIMES
Population: 88
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Box Elder Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Box Elder 5
Montana 31

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