Klamath Falls, OR
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Klamath Falls, OR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Klamath Falls has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within Oregon, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Klamath Falls.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Klamath Falls 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 Klamath Falls; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 212. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Klamath Falls is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Klamath Falls, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Klamath Falls has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Klamath Falls is one in 315.

Klamath Falls Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Klamath Falls Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

101

854

955

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.72

39.91

44.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Klamath Falls 4.72
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 212

in Klamath Falls

1 in 385

in Oregon

Klamath Falls VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 21,399
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 26 * 16 58
Rate per 1,000 0.05 1.22 0.75 2.71
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Klamath Falls 39.91
Oregon 29.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Klamath Falls

1 in 34

in Oregon

Klamath Falls Property CRIMES

Population: 21,399
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 144 642 68
Rate per 1,000 6.73 30.00 3.18

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

Klamath Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Klamath Falls 46
Oregon 57