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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Eugene are the safest.
Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.
Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Eugene. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.
In which Eugene neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.
The Safest Neighborhoods In Eugene For 2022
So, which neighborhood is the safest in Eugene in 2022? That would be Laurel Hill Valley. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.
If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Eugene.
If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Eugene neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Eugene that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Eugene.
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The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Eugene For 2022
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 175
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,703
More on Laurel Hill Valley: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 201
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,282
More on Crest Drive: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 227
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,535
More on Fairmount: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 298
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,166
More on Southeast: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 329
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,258
More on Churchill Area: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 339
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,374
More on Cal Young: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 336
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,455
More on Amazon: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 344
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,633
More on Friendly Area: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 398
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,861
More on Santa Clara: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 401
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,907
More on Harlow: Homes For Sale | Data
Methodology: How We Determined The Safest Eugene Hoods In 2022
You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Eugene.
To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:
- Total Crimes Per Capita
- Violent Crimes Per Capita
- Property Crimes Per Capita
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 22 in each category, where 1 was the safest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Eugene." We're lookin' at you, Laurel Hill Valley.
Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Eugene. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.
Summary: The Safest Places In Eugene
Looking at the data, you can tell that Laurel Hill Valley is as safe as they come, according to science and data.
But as most Oregon residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.
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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Eugene For 2022
|Rank||Neighborhood||Crime Per 100K|
|1||Laurel Hill Valley||1,839|
|21||U Of O Campus||6,447|