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Springfield, Oregon Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 43,251 total crimes reported in Springfield, Oregon (1,715 of them violent). Of the 4,325 crimes that occur a year in Springfield, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Springfield, Oregon every 2 hours. This includes 6 murders, 157 rapes, and more than thirty-five thousand thefts (including 4,999 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Springfield, Oregon for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Springfield decreased by 18 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 53 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Springfield. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to four thousand for Springfield, Oregon in 2009.

Crime Trends in Springfield, Oregon (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Springfield, Oregon law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Springfield 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.

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