What Montana Town Is Considered The Safest?

We here in Montana are pretty lucky, to be honest, as we live in a state that is by and large a safe place to live and raise a family.

Sure, there is a problem with crime, but violent crimes have been trending down in the state, according to NBC Montana.

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Feeling Safe and Secure In Montana

I grew up in a small town in South Dakota (just over 1,000 people), and it was the type of town where most everyone left their doors unlocked.

I don't want to say that small towns are safer than big towns, but living in a small town, crime seems to happen less often.

The website Neighborhood Scout proves that with their breakdown of the 10 safest towns in Montana.

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The Top 10 Safest Montana Towns

Neighborhood Scout is a website that lets you look at a town's information regarding real estate, schools, economic and demographic breakdowns, and also the amount of crime happening in that town as well.

As for Montana, all the towns on their list of the "10 Safest Montana Towns," have a population of under 400.

Here are numbers 10 through 2, along with their population.

  • #10 Rollins - 192
  • #9 Denton - 205
  • #8 East Glacier Park - 354
  • #7 Conner - 182
  • #6 Belfry - 193
  • #5 Huson - 256
  • #4 Ekalaka - 399
  • #3 Ismay - 17
  • #2 Savage - 303

So, what town is considered the safest town in Montana?

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Jordan, Montana

Just how safe is Jordan?

Well, they are so safe, they don't even have any reported incidents with the FBI, which tracks crimes across America.

Needless to say, I think you can go ahead and leave your doors unlocked in this town.

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