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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 7%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAshland/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime512n/a (estimate)2,3913,0152,489
Murder0n/a0.02.85.0
Rape4n/a18.742.242.6
Robbery5n/a23.354.081.6
Assault20n/a93.4185.5250.2
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)135284379
Burglaryn/an/an/a349.1340.5
Theft460n/a2,148.02,021.51,549.5
Vehicle theft23n/a107.4360.0219.9
Property crime483n/a (estimate)2,2552,7312,110

Key findings

  • Ashland crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ashland are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ashland is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ashland has decreased by 31%

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 1.26 times less than the Oregon average and 1.04 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Ashland are 2.10 times less than the Oregon average and 2.80 times less than the national average. For property crime, Ashland has a daily crime rate that is 1.21 times less than the Oregon average and 1.07 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 63% of every city located within Oregon along with 47% 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 739
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashland is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland is 1 in 42
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ashland? In Ashland, OR you have a 1 in 739 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 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 42 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 decreased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Ashland has decreased by 32% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ashland has decreased by 31% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Central Point, OR17,7931651,9302,096
      Jacksonville, OR2,8451032,2952,398
      Talent, OR6,3231362,4232,559
      Medford, OR78,8563763,6173,993
      Phoenix, OR4,5283245,3605,684
      Ashland, OR21,0021352,2552,391

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mukilteo, WA20,9941011,6171,719
      McNair, VA20,9831169141,030
      Naples, FL20,980491,4441,493
      Ferguson, MO21,0352714,8445,115
      Rose Hill, VA20,96887690777
      Ashland, OR21,0021352,2552,391
      Source: The Ashland, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.