Baker, MT Criminal and Public Records

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About Baker

Baker is located in Fallon County, with a population of 2,011. This makes it the 30th most populous city in Montana. It has an average income of $48,929.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 1 reported major violent crimes (0.000512 per person) and 19 reported major property crimes in Baker (0.009719 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Baker.

Crime Rates Compared to Montana

When it comes to major violent crimes, Baker has 0.000512 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.003496 violent crimes per person statewide.

Baker has 0.009719 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.026236 per person statewide.


Baker Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 30th
  • Violent Crimes: 25th (41st per 100k)
  • Rape: 12th (18th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 31st (37th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 23rd (34th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 32nd (35th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 21st (38th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 6,246th
  • Violent Crimes: 632nd (4,269th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (914th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 485th (3,918th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,763rd (6,302nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 726th (5,084th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,528th (5,725th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 515th (2,737th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Fallon County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 2,011
  • Households: 784
  • Median Income: $48,929
  • Land Area: 1.007 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.1 miles2
  • Time Zone: MDT

Baker, MT Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 3 1
Agg. Assault 4 0
Burglary 2 2
Vehicle Thefts 1 1

Violent Crimes in Baker, MT in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 0

Property Crimes in Baker, MT in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 2
Larceny 16
Motor Vehicle Theft 1

Larceny in Baker, MT

Year Larceny
2006 12
2007 10
2008 9
2009 8
2010 16
2011 17
2012 18
2013 7
2014 7
2015 16

Agg. Assault in Baker, MT

Year Agg. Assault
2006 4
2007 2
2008 1
2009 2
2010 2
2011 4
2012 0
2013 0
2014 4
2015 0

Montana Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Baker is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 3313 3611
Rape 971 978
Agg. Assault 2532 2818
Property Crimes 25312 27100
Burglary 3595 3838
Larceny 19674 20844
Vehicle Thefts 2043 2418

While the above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Baker compares to the rest of Montana or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Baker is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Montana or nationwide.


Larceny in the state of Montana

Year Larceny
2006 20704
2007 21707
2008 20277
2009 19182
2010 19989
2011 18307
2012 20387
2013 20039
2014 19674
2015 20844

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