Reported Annual Crime In Portland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime51n/a (estimate)1,2932,2502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape4n/a101.470.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.065.198.0
Assault3n/a76.1308.5248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)178450383
Burglary3n/a76.1357.8430.4
Theft41n/a1,039.81,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0196.5237.4
Property crime44n/a (estimate)1,1161,8002,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Portland, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Portland, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Portland, MI crime rates are 43% lower than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 53% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Portland, MI has a rate that is 61% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 54% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Portland, MI is 38% lower than its state's mean, and 53% lower than the country's 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 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.54 daily crimes that occur in Portland.
  • Portland is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portland you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portland has increased by 11%.

Compare Portland, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Portland (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Portland, MI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Michigan as well as those across America as a whole. The Portland, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.74 times less than the Michigan average and 2.12 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Portland, MI is 2.53 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 2.16 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Portland, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.61 times less than the Michigan average and 2.12 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Portland (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Portland, MI area in comparison to other Michigan communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Portland, MI being safer than 62% of cities in Michigan and 65% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Michigan cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Portland, MI. In conclusion, Portland, MI 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 564
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portland is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portland is 1 in 78
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Portland, MI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Portland, MI, then there is a 1 in 564 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 90. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 78 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Portland, MI.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Portland, MI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Portland, MI has decreased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Portland, MI has increased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Portland, MI has increased by 11% year to year.

Portland police department

ItemPortlandMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)610,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.13.3
There are a total of 6 Portland police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.4% less than the Michigan average and 52.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wacousta, MI1,42598393491
Fowler, MI1,161159635794
Lake Odessa, MI2,0662951,2781,572
Grand Ledge, MI7,7941021,5621,665
Ionia, MI11,3963011,4001,701
Waverly, MI24,6174051,6212,026
Westphalia, MI9954371,7462,183
Portland, MI3,9201781,1161,293

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kittanning, PA3,9205763,5104,086
East Merrimack, NH3,920112780892
Connerton, FL3,9201841,1331,318
Romeo, MI3,9191389401,079
Watonga, OK3,9212051,3991,604
Portland, MI3,9201781,1161,293
Source: The Portland, MI 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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