West Linn, OR
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West Linn, 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

West Linn has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in West Linn is 1 in 69. How does West Linn fare compared to other communities in Oregon of all population sizes? West Linn's crime rate is lower than approximately 73% of Oregon communities. It is for these reasons that West Linn is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

However, 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 1400, 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 14 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

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

West Linn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

364

383

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.71

13.69

14.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Linn 0.71
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,400

in West Linn

1 in 385

in Oregon

West Linn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,593
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
West Linn 13.69
Oregon 29.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 73

in West Linn

1 in 34

in Oregon

West Linn Property CRIMES

Population: 26,593
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

West Linn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Linn 48
Oregon 57