Oregon City, OR
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Oregon City, 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 Oregon City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Oregon City is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Oregon City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Oregon City has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Oregon City 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 Oregon City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 273. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Oregon City's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Oregon City 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 Oregon City is one in 43.

Importantly, we found that Oregon City 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 Oregon City is one in 304.

Oregon City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Oregon City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

136

871

1,007

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.66

23.46

27.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oregon City 3.66
Oregon 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 273

in Oregon City

1 in 350

in Oregon

Oregon City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 37,129
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 13 110
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.35 0.35 2.96

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Oregon City 23.46
Oregon 28.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Oregon City

1 in 35

in Oregon

Oregon City Property CRIMES

Population: 37,129
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 76 673 122
Rate per 1,000 2.05 18.13 3.29

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

Oregon City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oregon City 108
Oregon 59