Reported Annual Crime In Gresham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGresham/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,489n/a (estimate)3,1293,2292,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGresham/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a4.52.85.3
Rape71n/a63.742.040.4
Robbery113n/a101.455.6102.8
Assault235n/a210.8164.1248.5
Violent crime424n/a (estimate)380265386
Burglary415n/a372.2412.0468.9
Theft1,837n/a1,647.72,230.01,745.0
Vehicle theft813n/a729.2322.3236.9
Property crime3,065n/a (estimate)2,7492,9642,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Gresham, OR for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Gresham, 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 Gresham, OR crime rates are 3% lower than in comparison to the Oregon mean and are 10% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Gresham, OR has a rate that is 44% higher than the Oregon average; compared to the United States, it is 2% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Gresham, OR is 7% lower than its state's mean, and 12% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stafford, OR2,07342465507
Lake Oswego, OR37,310801,1481,227
Rivergrove, OR3221071,1971,305
Fern Prairie, WA2,2381091,2621,371
Camas, WA20,458671,3831,450
Washougal, WA14,5631871,2821,468
West Linn, OR25,7101221,3681,491
Gresham, OR108,2503802,7493,129

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gresham is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.57 daily crimes that occur in Gresham.
  • Gresham is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gresham you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gresham has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Gresham (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Gresham, 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 Gresham, OR are 1.03 times less than the Oregon average and 1.10 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Gresham, OR are 1.44 times more than than Oregon and 1.02 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Gresham, OR are 1.08 times less than than Oregon and 1.12 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Gresham (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Gresham, OR compared to other areas of Oregon, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Gresham, OR safer than 19% when compared to other Oregon cities, and 25% 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 Gresham, OR. At this time, Gresham, OR sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gresham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gresham is 1 in 263
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gresham is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gresham is 1 in 32
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Gresham, OR? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Gresham, OR, you have a 1 in 263 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Gresham, OR is 1 in 32.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Gresham, OR is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Gresham, OR has increased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Gresham, OR has decreased by 30%. The total crime rate in Gresham, OR has decreased by 26% year to year.

Gresham police department

ItemGreshamOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1524,854556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.23.3
There are a total of 152 Gresham police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 36.7% less than the Oregon average and 57% 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.

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West Jordan, UT108,0622723,2083,480
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA108,4493343,4023,736
Lowell, MA108,4913421,9812,323
Fairfield, CA107,9834162,4842,900
Pueblo, CO107,7069836,7987,782
Gresham, OR108,2503802,7493,129
Source: The Gresham, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.