Silverton, OR
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The crime rate in Silverton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Silverton is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Silverton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Silverton has a crime rate that is higher than 50% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Silverton compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Silverton with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Silverton'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 Silverton 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 Silverton.

For Silverton, 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 Silverton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1219, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Silverton's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Silverton 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 Silverton is one in 49.

Silverton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Silverton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

201

209

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.82

20.61

21.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Silverton 0.82
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,219

in Silverton

1 in 385

in Oregon

Silverton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,753
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.72

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
Silverton 20.61
Oregon 29.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Silverton

1 in 34

in Oregon

Silverton Property CRIMES

Population: 9,753
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 152 11
Rate per 1,000 3.90 15.58 1.13

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

Silverton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Silverton 60
Oregon 57

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