Bend, OR
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The crime rate in Bend is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Bend is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Bend is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Bend has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Bend compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Bend with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Bend'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 Bend 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 Bend.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bend's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Bend is one in 640.

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

Bend Crime Data

 

Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Bend Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

136

2,357

2,493

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.56

27.09

28.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bend 1.56
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 640

in Bend

1 in 385

in Oregon

Bend VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 87,014
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 38 16 80
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.44 0.18 0.92

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
Bend 27.09
Oregon 29.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Bend

1 in 34

in Oregon

Bend Property CRIMES

Population: 87,014
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 219 2,075 63
Rate per 1,000 2.52 23.85 0.72

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

Bend Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bend 75
Oregon 57