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Ashland, Oregon Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Ashland, Oregon. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Ashland compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Ashland, Oregon, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 7,399 total crimes reported in Ashland, Oregon (189 of them violent). Of the 822 crimes that happen every year in Ashland, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Ashland, Oregon every 10 hours. This includes 2 murders, 65 rapes, and greater than six thousand thefts (including 268 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Ashland, Oregon (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2006, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Ashland, Oregon for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Ashland has lessened by 21%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 34%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 9 years in Ashland. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to seven hundred for Ashland, Oregon in 2009.

Crime Trends in Ashland, Oregon (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Ashland, Oregon (1999-2005, 2007-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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