Crime has been on the mind of lots of people lately in Montana. It's never fun to discuss negative topics, but if we don't ever talk about them how can we fix the problems?

When looking to move to or even visit a new city it behooves one to do some research. Is there a good school, what amenities do they have, and most importantly, what is the crime like?

Recently NeighborhoodScout's put out their Most Dangerous Cities list that had only 1 Montana city show up.

What about our neighbors?

There were no cities on the list for South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, or Idaho. Which is good, but then a bit sad that Montana made an appearance at #79, but what city? If I gave you two guesses I bet you could come up with it.


Billings MT

That's right the most dangerous town in Montana is Billings. NeighborhoodScout said this as to how they ranked the cities.

Our research reveals the 100 most dangerous cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the number of violent crimes per 1,000 residents.  Violent crimes include rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault.  The data used for this research are the number of violent crimes reported to have occurred in each city, and the population of each city.

According to NeighborhoodScout's list in Billings you have a 1 in 100 chance of being a victim and they have a violent crime rate of 9.9 per 1000 people. Far better than the #1 city Bessemer, AL which stood at a 1 in 30 chance at being a victim and a violent crime rate of 33.1 per 100 people.

Maybe there is a benefit to living where the winter air hurts your face.

Keep scrolling to see to the top 5 safest cities in Montana 👇

Top 5 Safest Cities In Montana, 2023

Like every state, there are always going to be a few towns that make us think twice about moving there or deciding where to raise our kiddos. But like I always say, "negative yells and positive whispers". The same goes for crime and violence; we hear about all the drug busts, assaults, break-ins, etc. It's not very often we hear about all the great things right?
Well, the list came out from Safewise, and we now know where the Five Safest Cities In Montana are.

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