La Grande, OR
Crime Rates

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La Grande, 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 La Grande is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 47. 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 65% 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.

For La Grande, 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 La Grande than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1021, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that La Grande's rate for property crime is 20 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 50.

La Grande Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

La Grande Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

La Grande 0.98
Oregon 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,021

in La Grande

1 in 350

in Oregon


Population: 13,271
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.45 0.00 0.53


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)

La Grande 20.19
Oregon 28.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in La Grande

1 in 35

in Oregon

La Grande Property CRIMES

Population: 13,271
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 44 204 20
Rate per 1,000 3.32 15.37 1.51

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

La Grande Crimes Per Square Mile

La Grande 61
Oregon 59

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