Reported Annual Crime In Eugene

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEugene/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,772n/a (estimate)4,1903,2062,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEugene/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a2.52.54.9
Rape87n/a53.839.538.6
Robbery138n/a85.453.3101.9
Assault284n/a175.7164.6237.8
Violent crime513n/a (estimate)317260373
Burglary1,103n/a682.5455.1491.4
Theft4,609n/a2,852.02,229.71,775.4
Vehicle theft547n/a338.5261.8220.2
Property crime6,259n/a (estimate)3,8732,9472,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Eugene, OR for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Eugene, OR is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Eugene, OR crime rates are 31% higher than in comparison to the Oregon mean and are 47% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Eugene, OR has a rate that is 22% higher than the Oregon average; compared to the United States, it is 15% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Eugene, OR is 31% higher than its state's mean, and 56% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Eugene is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.48 daily crimes that occur in Eugene.
  • Eugene is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Eugene you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Eugene has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Eugene (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Eugene, OR is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Oregon and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Eugene, OR are 1.31 times more than the Oregon average and 1.47 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Eugene, OR are 1.22 times more than than Oregon and 1.17 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Eugene, OR are 1.31 times more than than Oregon and 1.56 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Eugene (higher is better)

How safe is Eugene, OR compared to other cities in Oregon and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Eugene, OR is safer than 27% of the cities in Oregon and 26% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Oregon and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Eugene, OR. Overall, Eugene, OR is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eugene

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eugene is 1 in 316
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eugene is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Eugene is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Eugene, OR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Eugene, OR you have a 1 in 316 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Eugene, OR.

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

A good indicator of whether Eugene, OR is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Eugene, OR has increased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Eugene, OR has increased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Eugene, OR has increased by 2% year over year.

Eugene police department

ItemEugeneOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3164,854556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 316 Eugene police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.9% less than the Oregon average and 38.8% 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
Harrisburg, OR3,6181591,8021,961
Veneta, OR4,6332112,3942,605
Creswell, OR5,0652492,8213,070
Coburg, OR1,02103,1703,170
Junction City, OR5,5662703,0593,329
Eugene, OR158,1313173,8734,190

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Salem, OR157,9673294,0824,411
Elk Grove, CA158,4553531,8772,230
Corona, CA157,3951302,2782,407
Lancaster, CA159,0926202,3552,975
Pembroke Pines, FL159,9202212,1632,384
Eugene, OR158,1313173,8734,190
Source: The Eugene, 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.