Ontario, OR
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Ontario, OR crime analytics

With a crime rate of 60 per one thousand residents, Ontario 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 17. Within Oregon, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Ontario.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 10,999, Ontario has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Ontario does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Ontario.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Ontario 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 Ontario.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Ontario 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 Ontario; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 393. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Ontario is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Ontario, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 17, which is a rate of 57 per one thousand population.

Ontario Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Ontario Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Ontario 2.55
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 393

in Ontario

1 in 385

in Oregon
Population: 10,999
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 * 5 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.27 0.45 1.82
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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)

Ontario 57.37
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 17

in Ontario

1 in 34

in Oregon
Ontario Property CRIMES
Population: 10,999
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 78 531 22
Rate per 1,000 7.09 48.28 2.00
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

Ontario Crimes Per Square Mile

Ontario 128
Oregon 57

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