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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 33%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsPearl District/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleOregon/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39,3023,203 (estimate)5,9803,1802,580
Murder25n/a3.82.05.0
Rape438n/a66.647.142.6
Robbery1,056n/a160.760.886.2
Assault1,899n/a288.9175.6246.8
Violent crime3,418279 (estimate)520286381
Burglary4,444n/a676.1389.1376.0
Theft24,508n/a3,728.82,109.91,594.6
Vehicle theft6,932n/a1,054.7395.1228.9
Property crime35,8842,925 (estimate)5,4602,8942,200

Key findings

  • Pearl District crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pearl District are 27% lower than the national average
  • In Pearl District you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pearl District is safer than 59% of the cities in Oregon
  • Year over year crime in Portland has decreased by 3%

Pearl District crime map

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      Daily Crime In Pearl District (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pearl District

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pearl District is 1 in 359
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pearl District is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pearl District is 1 in 32

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

      Portland police department

      ItemPearl DistrictPortlandOregon
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,1955,156
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.02.2

      Sex offenders in Oregon

      StateTotal offendersOregon /100KNational /100K
      Oregon88324266
      There are a total of 883 sex offenders in Oregon. This yields a total of 24 sex offenders in Oregon per 100,000 residents which is 91% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stafford, OR1,94540406446
      Durham, OR1,41743432474
      West Linn, OR26,24289869958
      Camas, WA21,39380918997
      Raleigh Hills, OR6,046939411,034
      Fern Prairie, WA2,4531071,0081,115
      West Haven-Sylvan, OR8,1311001,0151,116
      Portland, OR620,5895205,4605,980

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Baltimore, MD621,0001,8334,4956,329
      Oklahoma City, OK620,0158674,0284,895
      Las Vegas, NV613,2956052,8383,443
      Louisville, KY611,5732502,3152,565
      Milwaukee, WI598,6721,4132,9724,385
      Portland, OR620,5895205,4605,980
      Source: The Pearl District, Portland, OR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.