West Linn, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in West Linn is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 62% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Linn is one in 106. Compared to communities within Oregon, West Linn‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 88% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, West Linn has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, West Linn is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West Linn 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 West Linn.

For West Linn, 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 West Linn than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1337, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in West Linn; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

West Linn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

West Linn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

232

252

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.75

8.68

9.43

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.75
2.84
National Median: 4
    West Linn
    Oregon

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,337

in West Linn

1 in 352

in Oregon

West Linn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,736
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 2 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 0.07 0.34

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.68
27.31
National Median: 21
    West Linn
    Oregon

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 115

in West Linn

1 in 37

in Oregon

West Linn Property CRIMES

Population: 26,736
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 197 14
Rate per 1,000 0.79 7.37 0.52

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

West Linn Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
31
56
National Median: 28.3
    West Linn
    Oregon