Sandy, OR
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Sandy, OR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Sandy is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Sandy is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Sandy is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Sandy has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Sandy compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Sandy with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Sandy's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sandy 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 Sandy; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 507. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sandy's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Sandy 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 Sandy is one in 48.

Sandy Crime Data

 

Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Sandy Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

222

243

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.97

20.86

22.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sandy 1.97
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 507

in Sandy

1 in 385

in Oregon

Sandy VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,644
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
Sandy 20.86
Oregon 29.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in Sandy

1 in 34

in Oregon

Sandy Property CRIMES

Population: 10,644
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

Sandy Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sandy 77
Oregon 57