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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 22%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAshland/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime551n/a (estimate)2,5722,9512,346
Murder1n/a4.72.96.5
Rape8n/a37.336.938.4
Robbery7n/a32.751.473.9
Assault25n/a116.7200.6279.7
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)191292388
Burglary44n/a205.4339.2314.2
Theft431n/a2,012.21,928.81,398.0
Vehicle theft35n/a163.4391.0246.0
Property crime510n/a (estimate)2,3812,6591,958

Key findings

  • Ashland crime rates are 10% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ashland are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ashland is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ashland has increased by 8%

Ashland crime map

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The Ashland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ashland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Ashland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Ashland (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Ashland, per 100,000 residents. In Ashland, the total number of daily crimes is 1.15 times less than the Oregon average and 1.10 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Ashland are 1.52 times less than the Oregon average and 2.03 times less than the national average. For property crime, Ashland has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times less than the Oregon average and 1.22 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Ashland (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Ashland to every other city in Oregon, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Ashland safe? The gauges above illustrate that Ashland is safer than 50% of every city located within Oregon along with 40% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Oregon and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Ashland, OR is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashland is 1 in 523
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashland is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland is 1 in 39
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ashland? In Ashland, OR you have a 1 in 523 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ashland.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Ashland, OR is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Ashland has increased by 41%, while the property crime rate in Ashland has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ashland has increased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Ashland police department

      ItemAshlandOregonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)335,156558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
      There are a total of 33 Ashland police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% less than the Oregon average and 50.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Oregon

      StateTotal offendersOregon /100KNational /100K
      Oregon88324266
      There are a total of 883 sex offenders in Oregon. This yields a total of 24 sex offenders in Oregon per 100,000 residents which is 91% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Talent, OR6,323901,5741,664
      Central Point, OR17,7932631,8552,117
      Jacksonville, OR2,8452402,4382,679
      Medford, OR78,8564624,3034,765
      Phoenix, OR4,5282144,8505,064
      Ashland, OR21,0021912,3812,572

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mukilteo, WA20,9941391,8451,984
      McNair, VA20,983116810926
      Naples, FL20,980941,2331,327
      Ferguson, MO21,0356895,1925,881
      Rose Hill, VA20,96888612699
      Ashland, OR21,0021912,3812,572
      Source: The Ashland, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.