Reported Annual Crime In Independence

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime248n/a (estimate)2,8173,2062,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndependence/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.54.9
Rape3n/a34.139.538.6
Robbery2n/a22.753.3101.9
Assault13n/a147.6164.6237.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)204260373
Burglary36n/a408.9455.1491.4
Theft181n/a2,055.62,229.71,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a147.6261.8220.2
Property crime230n/a (estimate)2,6122,9472,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Independence, 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 Independence, 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 Independence, OR averages 12% lower than the rest of Oregon while the rate of crime on a national scale is 2% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Independence, OR is 21% lower than the average rate of crime in Oregon and 45% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 11% lower than the remainder of the state of Oregon and 5% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Independence, OR area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Independence is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.72 daily crimes that occur in Independence.
  • Independence is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Independence you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Independence has increased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Independence (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Independence, OR per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Oregon and on a national scale. In Independence, OR the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.14 times less than the Oregon average and 1.02 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Independence, OR is 1.27 times less than the Oregon average and 1.82 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Independence, OR has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.13 times less than the Oregon average and 1.05 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Independence (higher is better)

How safe is Independence, OR compared to other cities in Oregon and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Independence, OR is safer than 46% of the cities in Oregon and 44% 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 Independence, OR. Overall, Independence, OR is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Independence

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Independence is 1 in 490
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Independence is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Independence is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Independence, OR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Independence, OR you have a 1 in 490 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 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Independence, OR.

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

The year over year crime rate for Independence, OR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Independence, OR has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 7% in Independence, OR, while property crimes in Independence, OR have increased by 21%. Crimes in total for Independence, OR have increased by 19% year over year.

Independence police department

ItemIndependenceOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)144,854556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 14 Independence police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.7% less than the Oregon average and 50.9% 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
Turner, OR2,272153818971
Millersburg, OR1,771951,0731,168
Jefferson, OR3,1521651,8712,036
Keizer, OR36,8751472,1742,321
Monmouth, OR9,7691492,2182,368
Independence, OR8,6542042,6122,817

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alexandria, KY8,6541242,0092,133
Half Moon, NC8,6553472,7513,098
Harwood Heights, IL8,6561272,1632,290
Trinidad, CO8,6573505,5535,904
Thief River Falls, MN8,6621153,0123,128
Independence, OR8,6542042,6122,817
Source: The Independence, 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.