Reported Annual Crime In Portland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,437 (estimate)3,2062,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.54.9
Rapen/an/an/a39.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.3101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a164.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)279 (estimate)260373
Burglaryn/an/an/a455.1491.4
Theftn/an/an/a2,229.71,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a261.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,158 (estimate)2,9472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portland is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.42 daily crimes that occur in Portland.
  • Portland is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portland you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portland has decreased by 40%.

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Daily Crime In Portland (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portland is 1 in 359
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portland is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portland is 1 in 30

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

Portland police department

ItemPortlandOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,1954,854556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.23.3
There are a total of 1,195 Portland police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10% less than the Oregon average and 38.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Oregon

StateTotal offendersOregon /100KNational /100K
Oregon60517222
There are a total of 605 sex offenders in Oregon. This yields a total of 17 sex offenders in Oregon per 100,000 residents which is 92% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Durham, OR1,32741462503
Stafford, OR2,07341462503
Raleigh Hills, OR6,197859581,043
West Slope, OR7,240869791,066
West Haven-Sylvan, OR7,861911,0341,125
Portland, OR602,5682793,1583,437

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oklahoma City, OK600,7297663,9564,722
Louisville, KY605,7626324,1664,798
Milwaukee, WI598,0781,5964,2645,860
Las Vegas, NV597,3539212,9953,916
Baltimore, MD622,2711,5364,9806,516
Portland, OR602,5682793,1583,437
Source: The Portland, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.