According To FBI Statistics, These Are The 7 Most Dangerous Cities In Oregon For 2020
In our humble opinion, Oregon is the most beautiful state in the nation, with the best people. We also feel pretty safe here in the Beaver State, and according to the FBI’s Report of Crime Statistics for 2018 (the latest available data), our state ranks 32nd in the nation for violent crime.
The website RoadSnacks.com took the FBI’s data and ranked Oregon cities based on their populations versus number of crimes reported, and included both violent and property crimes in its rankings. Here are the seven most dangerous cities in Oregon:
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As we’ve stated above, these statistics can be misleading, especially when considering Oregon’s small towns. Overall, Oregon has a rate of 285.5 incidents of violent crime per 100,000 residents, which is well below the national average of 380.6 per 100,000.
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Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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