Reported Annual Crime In Klamath Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKlamath Falls/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime858n/a (estimate)3,8483,2292,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKlamath Falls/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a22.42.85.3
Rape9n/a40.442.040.4
Robbery24n/a107.655.6102.8
Assault35n/a157.0164.1248.5
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)327265386
Burglary159n/a713.1412.0468.9
Theft555n/a2,489.22,230.01,745.0
Vehicle theft71n/a318.4322.3236.9
Property crime785n/a (estimate)3,5212,9642,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Klamath Falls, OR. The total number of reported crimes in Klamath Falls, OR is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Klamath Falls, OR crime rate is 19% higher than the Oregon average and is 36% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Klamath Falls, OR has a violent crime rate that is 24% higher than the Oregon average and 15% lower than the national average. For property crime, Klamath Falls, OR is 19% higher than the Oregon average and 44% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Altamont, OR19,1133563,9854,341
Merrill, OR8183934,3914,784
Klamath Falls, OR21,3223273,5213,848

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Klamath Falls is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.54 daily crimes that occur in Klamath Falls.
  • Klamath Falls is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Klamath Falls you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Klamath Falls has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Klamath Falls (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Klamath Falls, OR per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Oregon and on a national scale. In Klamath Falls, OR the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.19 times more than the Oregon average and 1.36 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Klamath Falls, OR is 1.24 times more than the Oregon average and 1.18 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Klamath Falls, OR has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.19 times more than the Oregon average and 1.44 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Klamath Falls (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Klamath Falls, OR in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Oregon as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Klamath Falls, OR to other cities in the state and across the country, Klamath Falls, OR is 21% safer than other cities of Oregon and 27% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Oregon cities and all around the United States, Klamath Falls, OR has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Klamath Falls, OR crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Klamath Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Klamath Falls is 1 in 306
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Klamath Falls is 1 in 29
The chance of being a victim of crime in Klamath Falls is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Klamath Falls, 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 Klamath Falls, OR, you have a 1 in 306 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 29. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Klamath Falls, OR is 1 in 26.

Year Over Year Crime In Klamath Falls (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Klamath Falls, 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 Klamath Falls, OR has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Klamath Falls, OR has decreased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Klamath Falls, OR has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Klamath Falls police department

ItemKlamath FallsOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)425,156558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 42 Klamath Falls police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.7% less than the Oregon average and 38.4% 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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East Ridge, TN21,3119154,6085,523
Frederickson, WA21,3073644,2104,574
Edgewater, FL21,306971,1411,238
Biddeford, ME21,3414093,4253,834
Sun City Center, FL21,3454312,6943,125
Klamath Falls, OR21,3223273,5213,848
Source: The Klamath Falls, 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.