Reported Annual Crime In Lake Oswego

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Oswego/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime467n/a (estimate)1,1883,2682,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Oswego/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.55.3
Rape7n/a17.848.341.7
Robbery1n/a2.558.798.0
Assault7n/a17.8172.3248.9
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)38282383
Burglary65n/a165.3427.4430.4
Theft358n/a910.52,145.31,694.4
Vehicle theft29n/a73.8413.7237.4
Property crime452n/a (estimate)1,1502,9872,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lake Oswego, 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 64% lower than the average of crimes committed in Oregon. It is also 57% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lake Oswego, OR shows a crime rate that is 86% lower than the Oregon average. The crime rate is also 90% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lake Oswego, OR is shown to be 62% lower than the Oregon average and 51% lower than the national average.
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The Lake Oswego crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lake Oswego as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Lake Oswego crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Oswego is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.25 daily crimes that occur in Lake Oswego.
  • Lake Oswego is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Oswego you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Oswego has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Oswego (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lake Oswego, 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 Lake Oswego, OR are 2.75 times less than the Oregon average and 2.31 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lake Oswego, OR are 7.39 times less than than Oregon and 10.04 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lake Oswego, OR are 2.60 times less than than Oregon and 2.05 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lake Oswego (higher is better)

How safe is Lake Oswego, OR compared to other cities in Oregon and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Lake Oswego, OR is safer than 96% of the cities in Oregon and 82% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Oregon and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Lake Oswego, OR. Overall, Lake Oswego, OR is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Oswego

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Oswego is 1 in 2622
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Oswego is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Oswego is 1 in 85
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lake Oswego, OR? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lake Oswego, OR, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2622. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 87 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lake Oswego, OR is 1 in 85.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Oswego (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Lake Oswego, OR is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Lake Oswego, OR has decreased by 66%, while the property crime rate in Lake Oswego, OR has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lake Oswego, OR has decreased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Lake Oswego police department

ItemLake OswegoOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)695,156558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.23.3
There are a total of 69 Lake Oswego police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.6% less than the Oregon average and 43.1% 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
Stafford, OR1,94540419459
Durham, OR1,41742445488
Mulino, OR2,797919621,053
Aurora, OR1,289919651,056
Raleigh Hills, OR6,046929711,063
West Haven-Sylvan, OR8,131991,0481,147
West Slope, OR7,650991,0531,153
Lake Oswego, OR38,065381,1501,188

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Muskegon, MI38,0865975,3655,962
Westerville, OH38,0891122,3972,509
The Acreage, FL38,1033352,0612,396
Wheeling, IL38,00899877976
Northglenn, CO38,1283853,5023,887
Lake Oswego, OR38,065381,1501,188
Source: The Lake Oswego, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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