Benton County, OR Arrest Records

Benton County, OR is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.30 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Clackamas, Lane, Washington, Deschutes, Marion counties in Oregon.
Benton County, OR property crime rate is 2.05 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 120 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 1.64% compared to 2015.

Benton County, OR Crime Rate

Total arrests in Benton County in 2016 increased by 0.48% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 22 to 27 while non-violent crime decreased by 2.14% from 187 to 183.

5 Crimes In Benton County, OR in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 120
Burglary 49
Aggravated assault 23
Motor vehicle theft 14
Revised rape 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Benton County increased by 22.73% from 2015 and increased by 35% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 20 to 27. In 2016 violent crime rate in Benton County was 93.56% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.03%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Benton County decreased by 2.14% from 2015 and decreased by 8.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 200 to 183. In 2016 property crime rate in Benton County was 92.8% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.205%.

How Benton stands up against other counties

Benton vs. Josephine

You’ll be in more safety in Benton compared to Josephine county that had 101.66% higher crime rate compared to Benton county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Josephine county.
Larceny rates of 1.3425 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.3736 in Josephine county.

Benton vs. Polk

You’ll be in more safety in Benton compared to Polk county that had 66.98% higher crime rate compared to Benton county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0122 in Polk county.
Arson rates of 0.0448 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0244 in Polk county.

Names with the most arrests in Benton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Benton, Oregon, the most crimes, that's 35.29% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton County is 0.93% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.64 daily crimes that occur in Benton County.
  • Benton, OR is safer than Josephine.
  • In Benton County you have a 1 in 426 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Benton, OR have increased by 0.48%.

Names in Benton County