Philomath, OR
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The crime rate in Philomath 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 Philomath is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Philomath is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Philomath has a crime rate that is higher than 62% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Philomath, 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 Philomath than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1533, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Philomath's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Philomath 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 Philomath is one in 41.

Philomath Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Philomath Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

113

116

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.65

24.57

25.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Philomath 0.65
Oregon 2.60
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,533

in Philomath

1 in 385

in Oregon
Philomath VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,599
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.65
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
Philomath 24.57
Oregon 29.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Philomath

1 in 34

in Oregon
Philomath Property CRIMES
Population: 4,599
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 89 1
Rate per 1,000 5.00 19.35 0.22
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

Philomath Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Philomath 57
Oregon 57

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