Wasco County, OR Arrest Records

Wasco County, OR is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.03 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Clackamas, Deschutes, Marion, Crook, Umatilla counties in Oregon.
Wasco County, OR property crime rate is 3.68 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 56 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 5.08% compared to 2015.

Wasco County, OR Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wasco County in 2016 decreased by 7.52% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 18 to 27 while non-violent crime decreased by 16.52% from 115 to 96.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 56
Burglary 36
Aggravated assault 22
Revised rape 4
Motor vehicle theft 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wasco County increased by 50% from 2015 and increased by 440% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5 to 27. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wasco County was 77.97% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.103%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wasco County decreased by 16.52% from 2015 and decreased by 14.29% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 112 to 96. In 2016 property crime rate in Wasco County was 87.07% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.368%.

How Wasco stands up against other counties

Wasco vs. Union

You’ll be in more safety in Wasco compared to Union county that had 101.84% higher crime rate compared to Wasco county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0383 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Union county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1532 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4217 in Union county.

Wasco vs. Tillamook

You’ll be in more safety in Wasco compared to Tillamook county that had 55.12% higher crime rate compared to Wasco county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.8424 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3443 in Tillamook county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1532 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.9945 in Tillamook county.

Names with the most arrests in Wasco

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Wasco, Oregon, the most crimes, that's 35.86% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wasco County is 0.86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.29 daily crimes that occur in Wasco County.
  • Wasco, OR is safer than Union.
  • In Wasco County you have a 1 in 212 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wasco, OR have decreased by 7.52%.

Cities in Wasco County

Names in Wasco County