Wheatland County, MT Arrest Records

Wheatland County, MT is among the most violent counties in the USA with 4.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Flathead, Lake, Roosevelt, Jefferson, Fergus counties in Montana.
Wheatland County, MT property crime rate is 2.83 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 4 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 300.00% compared to 2015.

Wheatland County, MT Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wheatland County in 2016 increased by 128.57% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 3 to 10 while non-violent crime increased by 50% from 4 to 6.

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

Crime Arrests
Aggravated assault 9
Larceny-theft 4
Revised rape 1
Burglary 1
Motor vehicle theft 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wheatland County increased by 233.33% from 2015 and increased by 233.33% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3 to 10. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wheatland County was 0.66% higher than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.472%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wheatland County increased by 50% from 2015 and increased by 200% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2 to 6. In 2016 property crime rate in Wheatland County was 90.03% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.283%.

How Wheatland stands up against other counties

Wheatland vs. Meagher

You’ll be in more safety in Wheatland compared to Meagher county that had 8.63% higher crime rate compared to Wheatland 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 0.0000 in Meagher county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4724 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.0947 in Meagher county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wheatland County is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.07 daily crimes that occur in Wheatland County.
  • Wheatland, MT is safer than Meagher.
  • In Wheatland County you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wheatland, MT have increased by 128.57%.

Wheatland Police Departments