Jefferson County, OR Arrest Records

Jefferson County, OR is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.21 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Lane, Washington, Multnomah, Deschutes, Marion counties in Oregon.
Jefferson County, OR property crime rate is 6.89 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 103 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 4.63% compared to 2015.

Jefferson County, OR Crime Rate

Total arrests in Jefferson County in 2016 decreased by 0% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 14 to 28 while non-violent crime decreased by 8.09% from 173 to 159.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 103
Burglary 28
Motor vehicle theft 28
Aggravated assault 23
Murder 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Jefferson County increased by 100% from 2015 and increased by 250% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 8 to 28. In 2016 violent crime rate in Jefferson County was 74.15% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.121%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Jefferson County decreased by 8.09% from 2015 and decreased by 13.59% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 184 to 159. In 2016 property crime rate in Jefferson County was 75.76% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.689%.

How Jefferson stands up against other counties

Jefferson vs. Crook

You’ll be in more safety in Jefferson compared to Crook county that had 26.32% higher crime rate compared to Jefferson county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0867 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3101 in Crook county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.2132 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.0634 in Crook county.

Jefferson vs. Union

You’ll be in more safety in Jefferson compared to Union county that had 17.33% higher crime rate compared to Jefferson county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0867 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0383 in Union county.
Burglary rates of 1.2132 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.4950 in Union county.

Names with the most arrests in Jefferson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Jefferson, Oregon, the most crimes, that's 42.55% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.22 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson County.
  • Jefferson, OR is safer than Crook.
  • In Jefferson County you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Jefferson, OR have decreased by 0%.

Cities in Jefferson County