Milwaukie, OR
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Milwaukie, OR crime analytics


With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Milwaukie 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 23. Within Oregon, more than 88% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Milwaukie.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Milwaukie 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 Milwaukie; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 260. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Milwaukie is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Milwaukie, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Milwaukie 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 Milwaukie is one in 245.

Milwaukie Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Milwaukie Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

80

807

887

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.84

38.74

42.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Milwaukie 3.84
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 260

in Milwaukie

1 in 385

in Oregon
Milwaukie VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 20,830
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
Milwaukie 38.74
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Milwaukie

1 in 34

in Oregon
Milwaukie Property CRIMES
Population: 20,830
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

Milwaukie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Milwaukie 183
Oregon 57