Reported Annual Crime In Hermiston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHermiston/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime498n/a (estimate)2,8923,2062,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHermiston/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.82.54.9
Rape5n/a29.039.538.6
Robbery4n/a23.253.3101.9
Assault18n/a104.5164.6237.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)163260373
Burglary49n/a284.5455.1491.4
Theft384n/a2,229.82,229.71,775.4
Vehicle theft37n/a214.9261.8220.2
Property crime470n/a (estimate)2,7292,9472,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Hermiston, OR is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Hermiston, OR. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Hermiston, OR averages 10% lower than the rest of Oregon while the rate of crime on a national scale is 1% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Hermiston, OR is 37% lower than the average rate of crime in Oregon and 56% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 7% lower than the remainder of the state of Oregon and 10% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Hermiston, OR area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hermiston is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.92 daily crimes that occur in Hermiston.
  • Hermiston is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hermiston you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hermiston has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Hermiston (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Hermiston, OR per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Oregon as well as national figures. In Hermiston, OR the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times less than the Oregon average and 1.01 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Hermiston, OR are 1.60 times less than the Oregon average and 2.29 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Hermiston, OR has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times less than the Oregon average and 1.10 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Hermiston (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hermiston, OR area in comparison to other Oregon communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hermiston, OR being safer than 53% of cities in Oregon and 48% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Oregon cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hermiston, OR. In conclusion, Hermiston, OR now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hermiston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hermiston is 1 in 616
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hermiston is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hermiston is 1 in 35
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Hermiston, OR? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Hermiston, OR, then there is a 1 in 616 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 37. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Hermiston, OR.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Hermiston, OR is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Hermiston, OR has decreased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Hermiston, OR has increased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hermiston, OR has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Hermiston police department

ItemHermistonOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)354,854556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.23.3
There are a total of 35 Hermiston police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.6% less than the Oregon average and 37.2% 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
Umatilla, OR6,9982421,1961,438
Stanfield, OR2,1481411,5941,735
Irrigon, OR2,0651491,6861,835
Echo, OR6903764,2654,641
Hermiston, OR17,0311632,7292,892

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Safety Harbor, FL17,0172141,6681,882
Parole, MD17,0602881,4571,745
Hermiston, OR17,0311632,7292,892
Source: The Hermiston, 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.