Reported Annual Crime In Portsmouth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortsmouth/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,447n/a (estimate)7,1122,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortsmouth/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.34.9
Rape21n/a103.244.338.6
Robbery23n/a113.0108.1101.9
Assault62n/a304.7135.1237.8
Violent crime106n/a (estimate)521292373
Burglary322n/a1,582.6596.7491.4
Theft962n/a4,728.21,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft57n/a280.2148.4220.2
Property crime1,341n/a (estimate)6,5912,5882,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Portsmouth, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Portsmouth, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Portsmouth, OH crime rate is 147% higher than the Ohio average and is 149% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Portsmouth, OH has a violent crime rate that is 78% higher than the Ohio average and 40% higher than the national average. For property crime, Portsmouth, OH is 155% higher than the Ohio average and 165% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portsmouth is 149% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.48 daily crimes that occur in Portsmouth.
  • Portsmouth is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portsmouth you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portsmouth has increased by 74%.

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Daily Crime In Portsmouth (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Portsmouth, OH for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Ohio as well as those across America as a whole. The Portsmouth, OH total amount of daily offenses is 2.47 times more than the Ohio average and 2.49 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Portsmouth, OH is 1.78 times more than the Ohio average, and it is 1.40 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Portsmouth, OH has a daily crime figure that is 2.55 times more than the Ohio average and 2.65 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Portsmouth (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Portsmouth, OH compared to every other city in Ohio as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Portsmouth, OH ranks safer than 3% of every city located within Ohio along with 8% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Ohio and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Portsmouth, OH. As a result, Portsmouth, OH is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portsmouth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 192
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 15
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Portsmouth, OH? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Portsmouth, OH, you have a 1 in 192 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 16. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Portsmouth, OH is 1 in 15.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Portsmouth, OH is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Portsmouth, OH has increased by 104%, while the property crime rate in Portsmouth, OH has increased by 72% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Portsmouth, OH has increased by 74% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Portsmouth police department

ItemPortsmouthOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3817,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.73.3
There are a total of 38 Portsmouth police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.2% less than the Ohio average and 42.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Ohio

StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
Ohio17,925156222
There are a total of 17,925 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Shore, KY1,33791091
Worthington, KY1,3910190190
Flatwoods, KY7,4830257257
Greenup, KY1,1910345345
Raceland, KY2,6070966966
Portsmouth, OH20,3205216,5917,112

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Walton Beach, FL20,3203123,1353,447
Mountlake Terrace, WA20,3181522,6982,850
Sapulpa, OK20,3082782,5752,853
Wilsonville, OR20,3351862,1092,295
Pittsburg, KS20,3365413,7734,314
Portsmouth, OH20,3205216,5917,112
Source: The Portsmouth, OH 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.