Happy Valley, OR
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Happy Valley, OR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Happy Valley is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Happy Valley is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, Happy Valley is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Happy Valley has a crime rate that is higher than 60% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Happy Valley to other communities of similar population, then Happy Valley crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Happy Valley 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 Happy Valley 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 Happy Valley.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Happy Valley's violent crime rate is 1 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 Happy Valley is one in 868.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Happy Valley's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Happy Valley 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 Happy Valley is one in 53.

Happy Valley Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Happy Valley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

408

433

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.15

18.81

19.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Happy Valley 1.15
Oregon 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 868

in Happy Valley

1 in 350

in Oregon

Happy Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 21,694
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Happy Valley 18.81
Oregon 28.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Happy Valley

1 in 35

in Oregon

Happy Valley Property CRIMES

Population: 21,694
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Happy Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Happy Valley 52
Oregon 59