Reported Annual Crime In Portland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime111n/a (estimate)1,1901,9982,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.85.3
Rape0n/a0.023.341.7
Robbery0n/a0.078.498.0
Assault8n/a85.8123.4248.9
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)86228383
Burglary12n/a128.7247.8430.4
Theft80n/a858.01,318.51,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a118.0203.7237.4
Property crime103n/a (estimate)1,1051,7702,362
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 40% lower than the average of crimes committed in Connecticut. It is also 57% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Portland, CT shows a crime rate that is 62% lower than the Connecticut average. The crime rate is also 78% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Portland, CT is shown to be 38% lower than the Connecticut average and 53% lower than the national average.

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The Portland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Portland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Portland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portland is 57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.26 daily crimes that occur in Portland.
  • Portland is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portland you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portland has increased by 50%.

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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 1.68 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.31 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Portland, CT is 2.66 times less than the Connecticut average and 4.46 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Portland, CT has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.60 times less than the Connecticut average and 2.14 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 82% 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 1166
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portland is 1 in 91
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portland is 1 in 84
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 1166 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 91 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 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 169% in Portland, CT, while property crimes in Portland, CT have increased by 45%. Crimes in total for Portland, CT have increased by 50% 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
East Hampton, CT2,69339475513
Chester Center, CT1,98674572645
Higganum, CT1,74578608687
Durham, CT2,68780621701
Deep River Center, CT2,32183648732
Moodus, CT1,20291704795
Plantsville, CT1,70293721814
Portland, CT5,607861,1051,190

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Avra Valley, AZ5,6065473,1403,688
Monticello, IL5,60989572662
Exeter, PA5,6052711,5701,840
Lebanon, KY5,6042121,7861,998
Morris Plains, NJ5,61271889960
Portland, CT5,607861,1051,190
Source: The Portland, CT crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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