Safewise recently released their fifth-annual report that addressed where Oregon is at in safety compared to the nation, as well as listed out the top 20 safest cities in Oregon.
Nationally, Oregon is below average in property and violent crime incidents, having 1.43 violent crime incidents per 1,000 people, and 15.89 property crime incidents per 1,000 people. In comparison, nationally the violent crime rate is at 4.49 incidents per 1,000 people, and property crime per 1,000 is at 27.11. Oregon comes in at three points below the national rate in violent crimes and almost half the amount of property crime incidents.
Funnily enough, when asked, most citizens identified digital security as an area of high concern, versus property or violent crime.
Here are the Top 20 Safest Cities In Oregon for 2019:
- Lake Oswego
- Forest Grove
- Central Point
- Grants Pass
Any surprises? Any cities missing that you believed would be on there? For the numerical data and other interesting fact’s from Safewise’s report, click HERE!