Reported Annual Crime In Portland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime88n/a (estimate)9392,0352,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.25.3
Rape0n/a0.021.340.4
Robbery2n/a21.375.6102.8
Assault7n/a74.7128.0248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)96227386
Burglary11n/a117.4280.9468.9
Theft62n/a661.81,328.51,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a64.0198.7236.9
Property crime79n/a (estimate)8431,8082,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Portland, CT is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 54% lower than the average of crimes committed in Connecticut. It is also 67% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Portland, CT shows a crime rate that is 58% lower than the Connecticut average. The crime rate is also 75% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Portland, CT is shown to be 53% lower than the Connecticut average and 66% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portland is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.57 daily crimes that occur in Portland.
  • Portland is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portland you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portland has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Portland (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Portland, CT per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Connecticut and on a national scale. In Portland, CT the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.17 times less than the Connecticut average and 3.02 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Portland, CT is 2.36 times less than the Connecticut average and 4.02 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Portland, CT has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.14 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.91 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Portland (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Portland, CT area in comparison to other Connecticut communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Portland, CT being safer than 79% of cities in Connecticut and 79% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Connecticut cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Portland, CT. In conclusion, Portland, CT now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portland is 1 in 1041
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portland is 1 in 119
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portland is 1 in 107
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Portland, CT? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Portland, CT you have a 1 in 1041 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Portland, CT.

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

The year over year crime rate for Portland, CT is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Portland, CT has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 200% in Portland, CT, while property crimes in Portland, CT have increased by 10%. Crimes in total for Portland, CT have increased by 18% year over year.

Portland police department

ItemPortlandConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)125,593558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.63.3
There are a total of 12 Portland police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.7% less than the Connecticut average and 61.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chester Center, CT1,98673584657
Higganum, CT1,74578621699
Durham, CT2,68780634714
Deep River Center, CT2,32183662745
Moodus, CT1,20290719809
Plantsville, CT1,70292736829
East Hampton, CT2,69331833865
Portland, CT5,60796843939

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Avra Valley, AZ5,6065063,2083,714
Exeter, PA5,6053021,6641,966
Monticello, IL5,60991836927
Lebanon, KY5,6041931,7511,944
Morris Plains, NJ5,612891,3001,389
Portland, CT5,60796843939
Source: The Portland, CT 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.