Sidney, MT
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The crime rate in Sidney is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Sidney is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Sidney is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Montana, Sidney has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Sidney compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Sidney with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Sidney'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 Sidney 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 Sidney.

For Sidney, 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 Sidney is one in 185.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Sidney; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Sidney Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Sidney Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

105

142

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.42

15.38

20.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sidney 5.42
Montana 3.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 185

in Sidney

1 in 286

in Montana
Sidney VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,828
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 1 31
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.73 0.15 4.54
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
Sidney 15.38
Montana 26.24
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Sidney

1 in 38

in Montana
Sidney Property CRIMES
Population: 6,828
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 76 12
Rate per 1,000 2.49 11.13 1.76
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

Sidney Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sidney 53
Montana 31

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