Reported Annual Crime In Forest Grove

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Grove/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime569n/a (estimate)2,3293,2292,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Grove/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.85.3
Rape19n/a77.842.040.4
Robbery4n/a16.455.6102.8
Assault26n/a106.4164.1248.5
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)201265386
Burglary87n/a356.1412.0468.9
Theft398n/a1,628.92,230.01,745.0
Vehicle theft35n/a143.2322.3236.9
Property crime520n/a (estimate)2,1282,9642,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Forest Grove, OR is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 28% lower than the average of crimes committed in Oregon. It is also 18% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Forest Grove, OR shows a crime rate that is 24% lower than the Oregon average. The crime rate is also 48% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Forest Grove, OR is shown to be 28% lower than the Oregon average and 13% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Grove is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.38 daily crimes that occur in Forest Grove.
  • Forest Grove is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Grove you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Grove has decreased by 38%.

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Daily Crime In Forest Grove (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Forest Grove, OR is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Oregon and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Forest Grove, OR are 1.39 times less than the Oregon average and 1.22 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Forest Grove, OR are 1.32 times less than than Oregon and 1.93 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Forest Grove, OR are 1.39 times less than than Oregon and 1.15 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Forest Grove (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Oregon and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Forest Grove, OR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Forest Grove, OR has been ranked safer than 56% of other cities in the state of Oregon. In addition, Forest Grove, OR is safer than 49% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Oregon and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Forest Grove, OR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Forest Grove, OR is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Grove

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Grove is 1 in 499
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Grove is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Grove is 1 in 43
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Forest Grove, OR? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Forest Grove, OR, you have a 1 in 499 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 47. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Grove, OR is 1 in 43.

Year Over Year Crime In Forest Grove (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Forest Grove, OR is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Forest Grove, OR has decreased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Forest Grove, OR has decreased by 38% year over year. The number of total crimes in Forest Grove, OR has decreased by 38% year over year.

Forest Grove police department

ItemForest GroveOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)355,156558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.23.3
There are a total of 35 Forest Grove police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.1% less than the Oregon average and 50.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Oregon

StateTotal offendersOregon /100KNational /100K
Oregon60517222
There are a total of 605 sex offenders in Oregon. This yields a total of 17 sex offenders in Oregon per 100,000 residents which is 92% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gaston, OR558143573716
King City, OR3,599539731,025
Banks, OR1,6881029671,069
Sherwood, OR18,965671,1291,196
North Plains, OR2,072471,2671,314
Bethany, OR22,8191111,2451,356
Beaverton, OR94,8651361,4331,569
Forest Grove, OR23,2142012,1282,329

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Forest Grove, OR23,2142012,1282,329
Source: The Forest Grove, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.