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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 17%
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.
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,802 (estimate)2,9512,346
Murdern/an/an/a2.96.5
Rapen/an/an/a36.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a51.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a200.6279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)178 (estimate)292388
Burglaryn/an/an/a339.2314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,928.81,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a391.0246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,624 (estimate)2,6591,958

Key findings

  • Lafayette crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lafayette are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Lafayette you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lafayette is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lafayette has decreased by 2%

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      Daily Crime In Lafayette (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lafayette

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lafayette is 1 in 561
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lafayette is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lafayette is 1 in 56

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

      Lafayette police department

      ItemLafayetteOregonNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,156558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.23.3

      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
      Yamhill, OR1,17401,0111,011
      Gaston, OR5582738201,093
      King City, OR3,5991779531,130
      Donald, OR1,1731261,1521,278
      Amity, OR1,5931341,2161,350
      Sherwood, OR18,965551,3021,356
      Bull Mountain, OR9,6841421,2961,439
      Lafayette, OR3,8851781,6241,802

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Weaverville, NC3,8861234,3794,502
      Rockwell, AR3,883182707889
      Citronelle, AL3,8832481,1661,414
      Woodbridge, CA3,8822141,0351,249
      Plymouth, NH3,8821461,3281,474
      Lafayette, OR3,8851781,6241,802
      Source: The Lafayette, 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.