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Crime rate in Gresham, Oregon (OR): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Gresham, OR compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Gresham, OR

The 2019 crime rate in Gresham, OR is 318 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 86.3% U.S. cities. The 2019 Gresham crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Gresham has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Gresham, OR is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gresham:

318.5
Fairview:

241.7
Troutdale:

216.2
Camas:

68.0
Washougal:

144.4
Milwaukie:

153.9
Portland:

431.0
Gladstone:

173.7
Sandy:

113.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gresham by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(6.1)
1
(1.0)
6
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(6.8)
1
(0.9)
4
(3.7)
5
(4.5)
2
(1.8)
5
(4.5)
9
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(2.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
72
(73.7)
74
(75.4)
72
(71.3)
37
(36.1)
42
(41.0)
31
(29.0)
33
(30.5)
52
(47.3)
47
(42.6)
71
(63.7)
76
(67.6)
67
(59.9)
77
(69.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
170
(174.1)
170
(173.3)
156
(154.6)
153
(149.3)
176
(171.6)
172
(161.2)
207
(191.3)
275
(250.1)
215
(195.0)
113
(101.4)
86
(76.5)
115
(102.9)
113
(102.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
314
(321.6)
225
(229.4)
261
(258.6)
192
(187.4)
245
(238.9)
212
(198.7)
243
(224.6)
279
(253.7)
285
(258.4)
235
(210.8)
215
(191.2)
290
(259.4)
297
(268.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
645
(660.5)
627
(639.2)
703
(696.5)
572
(558.3)
674
(657.3)
751
(703.7)
886
(818.8)
920
(836.6)
915
(829.7)
415
(372.2)
424
(377.0)
486
(434.7)
407
(367.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,525
(2,586)
2,671
(2,723)
2,502
(2,479)
2,747
(2,681)
2,714
(2,647)
2,943
(2,758)
3,230
(2,985)
3,123
(2,840)
3,500
(3,174)
1,837
(1,648)
2,034
(1,809)
2,072
(1,853)
1,992
(1,800)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
856
(876.6)
1,034
(1,054)
684
(677.7)
669
(652.9)
667
(650.5)
617
(578.2)
742
(685.8)
510
(463.8)
746
(676.5)
813
(729.2)
1,255
(1,116)
1,265
(1,132)
1,043
(942.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
46
(47.1)
45
(45.9)
47
(46.6)
25
(24.4)
33
(32.2)
26
(24.4)
32
(29.6)
26
(23.6)
N/A20
(17.9)
23
(20.5)
11
(9.8)
29
(26.2)
City-Data.com crime index407.6398.3369.2309.7349.6319.0365.7382.0387.1282.8319.2325.8318.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Gresham, Oregon as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gresham is 7,966 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Gresham:

260.2
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Gresham:

241.1
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Gresham:

217.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gresham:

228.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Gresham:

273.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gresham:

308.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Gresham:

245.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gresham:

210.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Gresham:

259.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gresham:

204.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gresham:

289.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gresham:

278.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gresham:

333.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gresham:

299.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Gresham:

239.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gresham:

248.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Gresham:

258.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Gresham:

304.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Gresham:

349.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Gresham:

333.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Gresham:

266.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2014
Gresham:

426.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Gresham:

378.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Gresham:

415.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Gresham:

365.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Gresham:

361.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Gresham:

343.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gresham:

364.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gresham:

422.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gresham:

392.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gresham:

543.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Gresham:

507.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Gresham:

510.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Gresham:

464.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 161 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Oregon average:

1.47

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 163 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Oregon average:

1.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 155 (125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Oregon average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 153 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Oregon average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 149 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Oregon average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 152 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Oregon average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 152 (121 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Oregon average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 152 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Oregon average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 141 (111 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Oregon average:

5.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 162 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Oregon average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 158 (124 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Oregon average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 159 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Oregon average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 159 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Oregon average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 159 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Oregon average:

1.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 153 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Oregon average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 153 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Oregon average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 141 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Oregon average:

1.55

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Gresham, OR
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 97030, 97060, 97080, 97233, 97236.