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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 45%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime77n/a (estimate)1,2692,1412,346
Murder0n/a0.07.56.5
Rape3n/a49.434.838.4
Robbery0n/a0.062.473.9
Assault9n/a148.3253.0279.7
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)198358388
Burglary0n/a0.0280.4314.2
Theft65n/a1,071.01,274.31,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0228.5246.0
Property crime65n/a (estimate)1,0711,7831,958

Key findings

  • Portland crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Portland are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Portland you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Portland is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Portland has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Portland (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Portland on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Indiana and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Portland (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Indiana, are 1.69 times less than the state average and 1.85 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Portland on a daily basis are 1.81 times less than than Indiana average and 1.96 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Portland are 1.66 times less than the daily state average and 1.83 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Portland (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Portland, Indiana compared to other areas of Indiana, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Portland safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Portland is safer than 59% of Indiana cities, and 59% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Indiana, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Portland. At this time, Portland sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other 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 506
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portland is 1 in 94
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Portland is 1 in 79
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Portland, Indiana you have a 1 in 506 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 94 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Portland.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Portland, Indiana (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Portland has not changed, the amount of property crime in Portland has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Portland has not changed year over year.

      Portland police department

      ItemPortlandIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)178,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.43.3
      There are a total of 17 Portland police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.9% greater than the Indiana average and 16.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Recovery, OH1,437127763891
      Albany, IN1,988158786944
      Geneva, IN1,628164818982
      Redkey, IN1,4901879331,120
      Dunkirk, IN2,3412041,0171,221
      Ridgeville, IN5314792,3842,863
      Pennville, IN7945392,6853,225
      Portland, IN6,2251981,0711,269

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverside, MD6,2263901,5711,961
      International Falls, MN6,2262781,2701,549
      Oyster Bay, NY6,226118459577
      Harriman, TN6,2234912,7993,290
      Providence Village, TX6,2233261,6391,964
      Portland, IN6,2251981,0711,269
      Source: The Portland, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.