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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

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 25 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 40. 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 71% 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 908.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that La Grande's rate for property crime is 24 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 42.

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

15

324

339

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.10

23.80

24.90

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.1
2.84
National Median: 4
    La Grande
    Oregon

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 908

in La Grande

1 in 352

in Oregon

La Grande VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,614
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 2 8
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.29 0.15 0.59

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
23.8
27.31
National Median: 21
    La Grande
    Oregon

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in La Grande

1 in 37

in Oregon

La Grande Property CRIMES

Population: 13,614
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 68 235 21
Rate per 1,000 4.99 17.26 1.54

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

La Grande Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
74
56
National Median: 28.3
    La Grande
    Oregon

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