Junction City, OR
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The crime rate in Junction City 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 Junction City is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Junction City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Junction City has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Junction City 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 Junction City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 389. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Junction City's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Junction City 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 Junction City is one in 39.

Junction City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Junction City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

150

165

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.57

25.68

28.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Junction City 2.57
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 389

in Junction City

1 in 385

in Oregon
Junction City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,842
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
Junction City 25.68
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Junction City

1 in 34

in Oregon
Junction City Property CRIMES
Population: 5,842
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

Junction City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Junction City 70
Oregon 57

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