Portland, OR Crime Rates & Statistics

Portland crime information

StatisticPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Violent crime483254368
Property crime4,8653,1742,731
Total crime index5,3483,4283,099
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  • The Portland crime index is 56% higher than the Oregon average and and the Oregon crime index is 10% higher than the National average.
  • The Portland violent crime rate is 90% higher than the Oregon average and and the Oregon violent crime rate is 30% lower than the National average.
  • The Portland property crime rate is 53% higher than the Oregon average and and the Oregon property crime rate is 16% higher than the National average.

Portland police department

ItemPortlandOregonNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,1954,854504,711
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 19.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Portland is 1 in 208.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Portland is 1 in 21.

Portland crime comparison

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Portland violent crime breakdown

CrimePortlandPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Murder14225
Rape234384825
Robbery91715161109
Assault1,776292143229

Portland property crime breakdown

CrimePortlandPortland /100KOregon /100KNational /100K
Burglary4,128678529610
Theft22,2163,6472,3951,899
Vehichle theft3,289540251221

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
Sexton Mountain, Beaverton839.2
South Cliff, Vancouver837.5
Hillsdale, Portland832.9
Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Portland832.6
Homestead, Portland831.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Bridlemile, Portland833.3
Raleigh West, Beaverton835.8
Irvington, Portland831.9
Neighbors Southwest, Beaverton839.6
Southwest Hills, Portland822.1
South Beaverton, Beaverton828.4
Five Oaks, Beaverton828
Triple Creek, Beaverton829
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Cities near Portland, OR

CityScoreMiles
Rivergrove, OR859.9
West Linn, OR8511.3
Lake Oswego, OR847.1
Cedar Mill, OR846.2
West Haven-Sylvan, OR844.5
Sherwood, OR8414
Durham, OR849.8
Raleigh Hills, OR845.1
CityScoreMiles
Rockcreek, OR839.9
Bethany, OR838
Bull Mountain, OR8310
Maywood Park, OR836
Fairmount, CO8310.3
West Slope, OR835.1
Oak Hills, OR838.1
Felida, WA8212.9
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