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Springfield, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Springfield is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Springfield is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Springfield is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Oregon, Springfield has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Springfield 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 Springfield; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 312. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Springfield's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Springfield 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 Springfield is one in 35.

Springfield Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Springfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

198

1,767

1,965

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.20

28.57

31.77

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.2
2.92
National Median: 4
    Springfield
    Oregon

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 312

in Springfield

1 in 342

in Oregon

Springfield VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 61,851
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 33 22 141
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.53 0.36 2.28

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
28.57
26.62
National Median: 19
    Springfield
    Oregon

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Springfield

1 in 38

in Oregon

Springfield Property CRIMES

Population: 61,851
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 161 1,431 175
Rate per 1,000 2.60 23.14 2.83

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Springfield Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
125
55
National Median: 26.9
    Springfield
    Oregon