Lewistown, MT
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The crime rate in Lewistown is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Lewistown is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Lewistown is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Montana, Lewistown has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Lewistown to other communities of similar population, then Lewistown crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Lewistown does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lewistown 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 Lewistown.

For Lewistown, 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 Lewistown is one in 173.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Lewistown's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Lewistown 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 Lewistown is one in 48.

Lewistown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Lewistown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

34

122

156

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.79

20.77

26.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lewistown 5.79
Montana 3.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 173

in Lewistown

1 in 286

in Montana
Lewistown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,874
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 0 24
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.70 0.00 4.09
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
Lewistown 20.77
Montana 26.24
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Lewistown

1 in 38

in Montana
Lewistown Property CRIMES
Population: 5,874
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 96 10
Rate per 1,000 2.72 16.34 1.70
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

Lewistown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lewistown 29
Montana 31

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