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Reported Annual Crime In Portage

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortage/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,463 (estimate)2,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortage/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)361 (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)3,102 (estimate)2,5782,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portage is 22% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.49 daily crimes that occur in Portage.
  • Portage is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portage you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portage has increased by 4%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portage

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portage is 1 in 278
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portage is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portage is 1 in 29

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

Portage police department

ItemPortageOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a17,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

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
Waterville, OH5,49636526563
Whitehouse, OH4,37822663685
Haskins, OH1,43595821916
Pemberville, OH1,6201109491,060
Perrysburg, OH21,367371,1321,169
Woodville, OH2,0781221,0511,173
McComb, OH1,6991261,0801,206
Portage, OH4273613,1023,463

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Amherst Junction, WI4272921,8472,139
Palmyra, UT4271311,5851,716
Mound Valley, KS4275603,9754,536
Emmons, MN4273583,1413,499
Hayesville, NC4274713,4633,934
Portage, OH4273613,1023,463
Source: The Portage, 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.