Portland, OR Crime Rates & Statistics

Portland crime information

StatisticPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Violent crime515248387
Property crime5,0893,2242,859
Total crime index5,6033,4723,246
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  • The Portland crime index is 61% higher than the Oregon average and and the Oregon crime index is 6% higher than the National average.
  • The Portland violent crime rate is 107% higher than the Oregon average and and the Oregon violent crime rate is 35% lower than the National average.
  • The Portland property crime rate is 57% higher than the Oregon average and and the Oregon property crime rate is 12% higher than the National average.

Portland police department

ItemPortlandOregonNational
Total police officers1,2594,782511,598
Police officers /1000 residents2.32.22.8
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There are a total of 1,259 Portland police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.9% greater than the Oregon average and 19.2% less than the National average.

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  • Portland is safer than 7.4% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Portland is less than 3% of the cities in Oregon.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Portland is 1 in 18.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Portland is 1 in 195.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Portland is 1 in 20.

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Portland violent crime breakdown

CrimePortlandPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Murder20325
Rape258442927
Robbery91715562113
Assault1,842312154242

Portland property crime breakdown

CrimePortlandPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Burglary4,303729562670
Theft22,4943,8132,4011,959
Vehichle theft3,225547262230

Sex offenders in Oregon

StateTotal offendersOregon /100KNational /100K
Oregon68219192

There are a total of 682 sex offenders in Oregon. This yields a total of 19 sex offenders in Oregon per 100,000 residents which is 90% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Portland, OR

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Kerns, Portland0.1Old Town-Chinatown, Portland1.6
Buckman, Portland0.9Eliot, Portland1.8
Irvington, Portland1Downtown, Portland1.9
Lloyd, Portland1.1Brooklyn, Portland1.9
Center, Portland1.2Mount Tabor, Portland1.9
Alameda, Portland1.4Pearl District, Portland2.1
Hosford, Portland1.4King, Portland2.2
Richmond, Portland1.4Creston-Kenilworth, Portland2.2
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Cities near Portland, OR

CityMilesCityMiles
Portland, OR0Sunnyside, OR7.5
Milwaukie, OR5.4Metzger, OR7.8
Raleigh Hills, OR6.2Vancouver, WA7.9
West Haven-Sylvan, OR6.2Cedar Mill, OR8
West Slope, OR6.7Oatfield, OR8
Garden Home-Whitford, OR7.4Lake Oswego, OR8.1
Oak Grove, OR7.4Cedar Hills, OR8.2
Happy Valley, OR7.4Clackamas, OR8.7
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