Beaverton, OR
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The crime rate in Beaverton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 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 Beaverton is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Beaverton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Beaverton has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Beaverton compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Beaverton with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Beaverton's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Beaverton 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 Beaverton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Beaverton occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Beaverton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 409. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Beaverton's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Beaverton 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 Beaverton is one in 37.

Importantly, we found that Beaverton has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Beaverton is one in 369.

Beaverton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Beaverton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

236

2,645

2,881

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.44

27.39

29.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Beaverton 2.44
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 409

in Beaverton

1 in 385

in Oregon
Beaverton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 96,577
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Beaverton 27.39
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Beaverton

1 in 34

in Oregon
Beaverton Property CRIMES
Population: 96,577
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Beaverton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Beaverton 154
Oregon 57