At Protect America, we’ve put together a list of the 10 cities in Montana with the lowest burglary rates.

We call these cities “Burglary Safe Zones.” We’ve also made a list of the 10 cities in Montana with the highest burglary rates. We call these cities “Burglary Hot Spots.”

Our lists are based on data from the recent FBI Uniform Crime Report. We only counted cities that submitted burglary data.


2016 Montana Burglary Safe Zones

  1. Glasgow
    • Population 3,413, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Glasgow is the county seat of Valley County, Montana.
  2. Dillon
    • Population 4,244, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: Dillon is the county seat of Beaverhead County, Montana.
  3. Stevensville
    • Population 1,925, Burglaries 1
    • Town trivia: Stevensville was once the home to Huey Lewis, of Huey Lewis and the News.
  4. Deer Lodge
    • Population 2,996, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: Deer Lodge is the county seat of Powell County, Montana.
  5. Baker
    • Population 1,955, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: Baker is the county seat of Fallon County, Montana.
  6. Miles City
    • Population 8,851, Burglaries 12
    • Town trivia: Miles City is the county seat of Custer County, Montana.
  7. Columbus
    • Population 2,021, Burglaries 3
    • Town trivia: Columbus is the county seat of Stillwater County, Montana.
  8. Conrad
    • Population 2,609, Burglaries 4
    • Town trivia: Conrad is the county seat of Pondera County, Montana.
  9. Boulder
    • Population 1,207, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: Boulder is the county seat of Jefferson County, Montana.
  10. Eureka
    • Population 1,088, Burglaries 2
    • Town trivia: Eureka is located on the Tobacco River.

2016 Montana Burglary Hot Spots

  1. Polson
    • Population 4,634, Burglaries 48
    • Town trivia: Polson is named after pioneer David Polson.
  2. Kalispell
    • Population 21,932, Burglaries 158
    • Town trivia: Kalispell translates to “flat land above the lake” in Salish.
  3. Ronan City
    • Population 1,942, Burglaries 12
    • Town trivia: Ronan City was originally called Spring Creek.
  4. Glendive
    • Population 5,524, Burglaries 33
    • Town trivia: Glendive is the county seat of Dawson County.
  5. Great Falls
    • Population 59,252, Burglaries 348
    • Town trivia: Great Falls is home to the Great Falls Voyagers minor league baseball team.
  6. Missoula
    • Population 70,553, Burglaries 390
    • Town trivia: Missoula is the county seat of Missoula County, Montana.
  7. Billings
    • Population 109,997, Burglaries 600
    • Town trivia: Billings is nicknamed the “Magic City.”
  8. Troy
    • Population 940, Burglaries 5
    • Town trivia: Troy is prominently featured in the novel “World War Z.”
  9. Wolf Point
    • Population 2,891, Burglaries 15
    • Town trivia: Wolf Point is the county seat of Roosevelt County, Montana.
  10. Cut Bank
    • Population 3,025, Burglaries 15
    • Town trivia: Cut Bank is the county seat of Glacier County, Montana.

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