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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 69%
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 peopleEugene/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,859n/a (estimate)3,9613,0152,489
Murder2n/a1.22.85.0
Rape123n/a71.042.242.6
Robbery180n/a103.954.081.6
Assault370n/a213.6185.5250.2
Violent crime675n/a (estimate)390284379
Burglary964n/a556.6349.1340.5
Theft4,614n/a2,664.22,021.51,549.5
Vehicle theft606n/a349.9360.0219.9
Property crime6,184n/a (estimate)3,5712,7312,110

Key findings

  • Eugene crime rates are 59% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Eugene are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Eugene you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Eugene is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Eugene has increased by 10%

Eugene crime map

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      Daily Crime In Eugene (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Eugene, Oregon is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Eugene are 1.31 times more than the Oregon average and 1.59 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Eugene are 1.37 times more than than Oregon and 1.03 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Eugene are 1.31 times more than than Oregon and 1.69 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Eugene (higher is better)

      How safe is Eugene, Oregon compared to other cities in Oregon and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Eugene is safer than 13% of the cities in Oregon and 19% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Oregon and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Eugene. Overall, Eugene is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eugene

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eugene is 1 in 257
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eugene is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Eugene is 1 in 26
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Eugene, Oregon you have a 1 in 257 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 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Eugene.

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

      A good indicator of whether Eugene is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Eugene has increased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Eugene has increased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Eugene has increased by 10% year over year.

      Eugene police department

      ItemEugeneOregonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3165,156558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
      There are a total of 316 Eugene police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.8% less than the Oregon average and 38.5% 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
      Harrisburg, OR3,6871891,8152,004
      Coburg, OR1,1943461,8172,163
      Veneta, OR4,7412392,2962,535
      Creswell, OR5,1542752,6452,921
      Junction City, OR5,7352942,8283,122
      Springfield, OR60,6113003,1183,418
      Eugene, OR161,6493903,5713,961

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corona, CA161,6141702,0382,208
      Salem, OR161,9753813,6894,070
      Elk Grove, CA163,6342121,4811,693
      Lancaster, CA159,6518532,1002,953
      Peoria, AZ158,6772331,8752,108
      Eugene, OR161,6493903,5713,961
      Source: The Eugene, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.