Portland, OR Crime Rates & Statistics

Portland crime information

StatisticPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Violent crime517248387
Property crime5,0923,2242,859
Total crime index5,6103,4723,246
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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 108% 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 officers1,1954,854504,711
Police officers /1000 residents2.02.23.3
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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.

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  • Portland is safer than 9.9% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Portland is less than 1% 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 194.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Portland is 1 in 20.

Portland crime comparison

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Portland violent crime breakdown

CrimePortlandPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Murder20325
Rape231392927
Robbery95015962113
Assault1,892316154242

Portland property crime breakdown

CrimePortlandPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Burglary4,471748562670
Theft22,3983,7452,4011,959
Vehichle theft3,585599262230

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.

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Neighborhoods in & around Portland, OR

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Alameda, Portland842.5
Eastmoreland, Portland844.3
West Slope, Beaverton844.3
South Cliff, Vancouver837.5
Hillsdale, Portland832.9
Homestead, Portland831.9
Raleigh West, Beaverton835.8
Irvington, Portland831.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Northwest, Portland822.9
Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland822.6
Southwest Hills, Portland822.1
Five Oaks, Beaverton828
Neighbors Southwest, Beaverton829.6
Sexton Mountain, Beaverton829.2
Riverview, Vancouver827
McLoughlin Industrial, Milwaukie815.1
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Cities near Portland, OR

CityScoreMiles
Rivergrove, OR859.9
Durham, OR849.8
Cedar Mill, OR836.2
Maywood Park, OR836
Bull Mountain, OR8310
Sherwood, OR8314
Raleigh Hills, OR835.1
Fairmount, CO8310.3
CityScoreMiles
Garden Home-Whitford, OR835.7
West Slope, OR825.1
Cedar Hills, OR826.5
Beaverton, OR826.7
West Haven-Sylvan, OR824.5
West Linn, OR8211.3
Butteville, OR8119.7
Felida, WA8112.9
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