Damascus, OR
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Damascus, OR crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Damascus is safer than 63% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Oregon, only on the order of 16% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Damascus. If you live in Damascus, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 86. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Damascus has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Damascus is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Damascus, 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 Damascus than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 996, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Damascus is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Damascus than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 94.

Damascus Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Damascus Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

116

127

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.00

10.59

11.60

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Damascus 1.00
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 996

in Damascus

1 in 385

in Oregon
Damascus VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,952
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
Damascus 10.59
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Damascus

1 in 34

in Oregon
Damascus Property CRIMES
Population: 10,952
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

Damascus Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Damascus 8
Oregon 57