Reported Annual Crime In Astoria

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAstoria/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime586n/a (estimate)6,1473,2062,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAstoria/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.54.9
Rape3n/a31.539.538.6
Robbery8n/a83.953.3101.9
Assault20n/a209.8164.6237.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)325260373
Burglary145n/a1,521.0455.1491.4
Theft391n/a4,101.52,229.71,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a199.3261.8220.2
Property crime555n/a (estimate)5,8222,9472,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Astoria, OR. These figures on reported criminal activity in Astoria, OR, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Astoria, OR is 92% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Oregon, and when compared with the national average, is 115% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Astoria, OR has 25% higher than violent crime rate than Oregon average, while remaining 13% lower than the national average. In property crime, Astoria, OR is 98% higher than the average of Oregon and is 134% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Astoria is 115% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.84 daily crimes that occur in Astoria.
  • Astoria is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Astoria you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Astoria has increased by 46%.

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Daily Crime In Astoria (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Astoria, OR on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Oregon. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Astoria, OR (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Oregon state wide, are 1.92 times more than the state average and 2.15 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Astoria, OR on a daily bases are 1.25 times more than than Oregon average and 1.15 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Astoria, OR are 1.98 times more than the daily state average and 2.34 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Astoria (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Astoria, OR compared to other areas of Oregon, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Astoria, OR safer than 9% when compared to other Oregon cities, and 15% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Oregon, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Astoria, OR. At this time, Astoria, OR sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Astoria

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Astoria is 1 in 308
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Astoria is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Astoria is 1 in 17
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Astoria, OR? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Astoria, OR your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 308. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 18 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Astoria, OR is 1 in 17.

Year Over Year Crime In Astoria (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Astoria, OR is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Astoria, OR has increased by 24%, the amount of property crime in Astoria, OR has increased by 48%, and the total amount of crime in Astoria, OR has increased by 46% year to year.

Astoria police department

ItemAstoriaOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)244,854556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.23.3
There are a total of 24 Astoria police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.9% greater than the Oregon average and 23.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Oregon

StateTotal offendersOregon /100KNational /100K
Oregon60517222
There are a total of 605 sex offenders in Oregon. This yields a total of 17 sex offenders in Oregon per 100,000 residents which is 92% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ilwaco, WA1,08601,5591,559
Gearhart, OR1,592661,7811,847
Warrenton, OR5,08903,1813,181
Long Beach, WA1,4691503,4463,596
Jeffers Gardens, OR3632933,3203,613
Astoria, OR9,5033255,8226,147

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Zuni Pueblo, NM9,5049175,1696,086
Decatur, IN9,5111272,1622,289
Sugarmill Woods, FL9,4954392,6753,114
Presque Isle, ME9,4942172,6862,903
Rochelle, IL9,4924342,2502,685
Astoria, OR9,5033255,8226,147
Source: The Astoria, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.