Reported Annual Crime In Portsmouth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortsmouth/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,186 (estimate)2,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortsmouth/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a48.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a107.8102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a138.7248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)436 (estimate)300386
Burglaryn/an/an/a575.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,750 (estimate)2,5782,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Shore, KY1,035000
Flatwoods, KY7,35814233246
Greenup, KY1,1100261261
Raceland, KY2,79984378462
Worthington, KY1,4060573573
Franklin Furnace, OH1,5991241,0661,190
Sciotodale, OH1,3051241,0691,193
Portsmouth, OH20,3934363,7504,186

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portsmouth is 48% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.47 daily crimes that occur in Portsmouth.
  • Portsmouth is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portsmouth you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portsmouth has decreased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Portsmouth (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portsmouth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 230
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 24

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

Portsmouth police department

ItemPortsmouthOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3817,044558,732
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 42.1% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pleasant Prairie, WI20,395911,8641,954
Hammond, LA20,3891,39010,35711,747
Pittsburg, KS20,3995273,7394,266
Sun Valley, NV20,3859623,6714,633
North Lynnwood, WA20,3843373,8954,232
Portsmouth, OH20,3934363,7504,186
Source: The Portsmouth, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.