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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 57%
Property crime 3%
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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 peopleBend/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,133n/a (estimate)2,0612,9512,346
Murder0n/a0.02.96.5
Rape28n/a27.136.938.4
Robbery31n/a30.051.473.9
Assault115n/a111.1200.6279.7
Violent crime174n/a (estimate)168292388
Burglary201n/a194.2339.2314.2
Theft1,593n/a1,539.31,928.81,398.0
Vehicle theft165n/a159.4391.0246.0
Property crime1,959n/a (estimate)1,8932,6591,958

Key findings

  • Bend crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bend are 57% lower than the national average
  • In Bend you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bend is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bend has not changed

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The Bend crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bend 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 Bend crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Bend (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bend, Oregon is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bend are 1.43 times less than the Oregon average and 1.14 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Bend are 1.74 times less than than Oregon and 2.31 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bend are 1.40 times less than than Oregon and 1.03 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Bend (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Bend to every other city in Oregon, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Bend safe? The gauges above illustrate that Bend is safer than 65% of every city located within Oregon along with 48% 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, Bend, OR is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bend

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bend is 1 in 595
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bend is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bend is 1 in 49
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Bend, Oregon? If you reside in Bend, then there is a 1 in 595 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 53. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 49 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Bend.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Bend is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Bend has increased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Bend has decreased by 1%. The total crime rate in Bend has not changed year to year.

      Bend police department

      ItemBendOregonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1135,156558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.23.3
      There are a total of 113 Bend police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35% less than the Oregon average and 55.7% 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
      Eagle Crest, OR1,63049445494
      Tumalo, OR6021181,0741,192
      Seventh Mountain, OR2851181,0741,192
      Deschutes River Woods, OR5,9932742,4932,767
      Redmond, OR27,9982653,1783,443
      Sunriver, OR7772153,8774,092
      Bend, OR84,4161681,8932,061

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edinburg, TX84,3993142,2322,546
      Bellingham, WA84,4622564,5994,855
      Trenton, NJ84,5591,1692,0903,259
      Riverview, FL84,5904492,0702,519
      Champaign, IL84,6729302,4783,409
      Bend, OR84,4161681,8932,061
      Source: The Bend, 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.