Powell County, MT Arrest Records

Powell County, MT is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.17 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Flathead, Yellowstone, Gallatin, Lake, Ravalli counties in Montana.
Powell County, MT property crime rate is 2.48 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 10 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 66.67% compared to 2015.

Powell County, MT Crime Rate

Total arrests in Powell County in 2016 increased by 4.17% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 11 to 8 while non-violent crime increased by 30.77% from 13 to 17.

5 Crimes In Powell County, MT in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 10
Aggravated assault 6
Burglary 5
Revised rape 2
Motor vehicle theft 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Powell County decreased by 27.27% from 2015 and decreased by 38.46% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 13 to 8. In 2016 violent crime rate in Powell County was 75.14% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.117%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Powell County increased by 30.77% from 2015 and decreased by 80.46% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 87 to 17. In 2016 property crime rate in Powell County was 91.28% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.248%.

How Powell stands up against other counties

Powell vs. Blaine

You’ll be in more risk in Powell compared to Blaine county that had 45.98% lower crime rate compared to Powell county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Blaine county.
Larceny rates of 1.4582 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3030 in Blaine county.

Powell vs. Valley

You’ll be in more risk in Powell compared to Valley county that had 38.14% lower crime rate compared to Powell county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1326 in Valley county.
Burglary rates of 0.7291 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5306 in Valley county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Powell County is 0.89% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1 daily crimes that occur in Powell County.
  • Powell, MT is more violent than Blaine.
  • In Powell County you have a 1 in 274 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Powell, MT have increased by 4.17%.

Powell Police Departments

Cities in Powell County