Central Point, OR
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The crime rate in Central Point is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Central Point is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Central Point is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Central Point has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Central Point'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 Central Point is one in 545.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Central Point's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Central Point 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 Central Point is one in 38.

Central Point Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Central Point Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

33

468

501

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.83

26.01

27.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Central Point 1.83
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 545

in Central Point

1 in 385

in Oregon
Central Point VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 17,995
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 3 25
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.22 0.17 1.39
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
Central Point 26.01
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Central Point

1 in 34

in Oregon
Central Point Property CRIMES
Population: 17,995
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 395 31
Rate per 1,000 2.33 21.95 1.72
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

Central Point Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Central Point 128
Oregon 57