Reported Annual Crime In Portage

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortage/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,141 (estimate)2,9942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortage/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a37.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a110.5102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a249.9248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)425 (estimate)405386
Burglaryn/an/an/a514.0468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,853.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a222.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,716 (estimate)2,5892,451

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ogden Dunes, IN1,23657363420
Aberdeen, IN1,83157363420
Shorewood Forest, IN2,49564406470
St. John, IN15,45624737761
Winfield, IN4,888105672778
Burns Harbor, IN1,476124792916
Wanatah, IN1,076135864999
Portage, IN37,0084252,7163,141

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portage is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.61 daily crimes that occur in Portage.
  • Portage is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portage you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portage has increased by 51%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portage

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portage is 1 in 236
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portage is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portage is 1 in 32

Year Over Year Crime In Portage (per 100,000 people)

Portage police department

ItemPortageIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)678,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.43.3
There are a total of 67 Portage police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.8% less than the Indiana average and 44.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Friendswood, TX37,00169766835
Texarkana, TX36,9998395,0085,846
Mechanicsville, VA36,9912522,1482,400
Greenfield, WI36,9902302,7913,021
Marana, AZ37,028932,4412,535
Portage, IN37,0084252,7163,141
Source: The Portage, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.