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Total crime 155%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 171%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest University/100k peopleEugene/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6,8596,337 (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 crime675624 (estimate)390284379
Burglary964n/a556.6349.1340.5
Theft4,614n/a2,664.22,021.51,549.5
Vehicle theft606n/a349.9360.0219.9
Property crime6,1845,713 (estimate)3,5712,7312,110

Key findings

  • West University crime rates are 155% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West University are 64% higher than the national average
  • In West University you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West University is safer than 21% of the cities in Oregon
  • Year over year crime in Eugene has increased by 10%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West University

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West University is 1 in 161
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West University is 1 in 18
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West University is 1 in 16

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

      Eugene police department

      ItemWest 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
      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 West University, 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.