La Grande, OR
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The crime rate in La Grande 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 La Grande is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, La Grande is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, La Grande has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that La Grande'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 La Grande is one in 769.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that La Grande's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes La Grande 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 La Grande is one in 37.

La Grande Crime Data

 
Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

La Grande Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

352

369

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.30

26.92

28.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
La Grande 1.30
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 769

in La Grande

1 in 385

in Oregon
La Grande VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,074
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.61 0.15 0.54
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
La Grande 26.92
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in La Grande

1 in 34

in Oregon
La Grande Property CRIMES
Population: 13,074
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 62 276 14
Rate per 1,000 4.74 21.11 1.07
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

La Grande Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
La Grande 80
Oregon 57

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