Albany, OR
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Albany, OR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Albany is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Albany is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Albany is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Albany has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Albany to other communities of similar population, then Albany crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Albany does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Albany does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Albany.

For Albany, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Albany than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1044, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Albany's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Albany a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Albany is one in 30.

Albany Crime Data

 

Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Albany Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

50

1,753

1,803

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.96

33.60

34.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Albany 0.96
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,044

in Albany

1 in 385

in Oregon

Albany VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 52,175
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 14 * 16 18
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.27 0.31 0.34
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Albany 33.60
Oregon 29.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Albany

1 in 34

in Oregon

Albany Property CRIMES

Population: 52,175
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 174 1,470 109
Rate per 1,000 3.33 28.17 2.09

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Albany Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Albany 102
Oregon 57