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Oregon City, Oregon Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 13,016 total crimes reported in Oregon City, Oregon (522 of them violent). Of the 1,302 crimes that take place per year in Oregon City, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Oregon City, Oregon every 6 hours. This includes 4 murders, 96 rapes, and just about eleven thousand thefts (including 1,092 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Oregon City, Oregon for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Oregon City has been reduced by 65%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 13%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Oregon City. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Oregon City, Oregon in 2009.

Crime Trends in Oregon City, Oregon (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Oregon City, Oregon law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Oregon City conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.