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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 88%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth University/100k peopleEugene/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,8594,408 (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 crime675434 (estimate)390284379
Burglary964n/a556.6349.1340.5
Theft4,614n/a2,664.22,021.51,549.5
Vehicle theft606n/a349.9360.0219.9
Property crime6,1843,974 (estimate)3,5712,7312,110

Key findings

  • South University crime rates are 77% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South University are 14% higher than the national average
  • In South University you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South University is safer than 47% of the cities in Oregon
  • Year over year crime in Eugene has increased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In South University (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South University

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South University is 1 in 231
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South University is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South University is 1 in 23

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

      Eugene police department

      ItemSouth UniversityEugeneOregon
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3165,156
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.02.2

      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
      Lowell, OR1,1471281,2331,362
      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 South University, Eugene, 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.