Reported Annual Crime In Medford

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMedford/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,312n/a (estimate)6,4163,2682,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMedford/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a4.82.55.3
Rape33n/a39.948.341.7
Robbery98n/a118.458.798.0
Assault241n/a291.1172.3248.9
Violent crime376n/a (estimate)454282394
Burglary489n/a590.6427.4430.4
Theft4,145n/a5,006.52,145.31,694.4
Vehicle theft302n/a364.8413.7237.4
Property crime4,936n/a (estimate)5,9622,9872,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Medford, OR. All reported Medford, OR crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Medford, OR overall crime rate is 96% higher than in comparison to the Oregon average; and is also 133% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Medford, OR, the rate is 61% higher than compared to the Oregon average, and 15% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Medford, OR comes in at 100% higher than to the average seen in Oregon, and 152% higher than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Medford is 133% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.58 daily crimes that occur in Medford.
  • Medford is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Medford you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Medford has decreased by 3%.

Compare Medford, OR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Medford (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Medford, OR per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Oregon as well as national figures. In Medford, OR the total number of daily crimes is 1.96 times more than the Oregon average and 2.33 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Medford, OR are 1.61 times more than the Oregon average and 1.15 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Medford, OR has a daily crime rate that is 2.00 times more than the Oregon average and 2.52 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Medford (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Oregon and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Medford, OR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Medford, OR has been ranked safer than 4% of other cities in the state of Oregon. In addition, Medford, OR is safer than 13% 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 Medford, OR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Medford, OR is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Medford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Medford is 1 in 221
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Medford is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Medford is 1 in 16
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Medford, 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 Medford, OR, you have a 1 in 221 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 17. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Medford, OR is 1 in 16.

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

A good indicator of whether Medford, 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 Medford, OR has decreased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Medford, OR has decreased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Medford, OR has decreased by 3% year over year.

Medford police department

ItemMedfordOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1375,156558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.23.3
There are a total of 137 Medford police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.7% less than the Oregon average and 44.6% 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
Jacksonville, OR2,845341,3711,406
Gold Hill, OR1,3021331,4121,545
Talent, OR6,3231681,8301,998
Ruch, OR6832392,5312,770
Central Point, OR17,7932652,5752,839
Foots Creek, OR5892542,6912,945
Eagle Point, OR8,7902623,0733,336
Medford, OR78,8564545,9626,416

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mountain View, CA78,8271842,4312,615
Brooklyn Park, MN78,8233502,6973,047
Melbourne, FL78,9118174,1444,961
Lynchburg, VA78,7553552,3322,686
Deerfield Beach, FL78,6424022,9303,332
Medford, OR78,8564545,9626,416
Source: The Medford, 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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