Reported Annual Crime In Portland

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime271n/a (estimate)2,1323,5922,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortland/100k peopleTennessee/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a15.77.85.3
Rape2n/a15.743.741.7
Robbery4n/a31.5117.198.0
Assault29n/a228.2482.9248.9
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)291652394
Burglary50n/a393.4576.5430.4
Theft173n/a1,361.12,088.31,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a86.5275.8237.4
Property crime234n/a (estimate)1,8412,9412,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Portland, TN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Portland, TN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Portland, TN is 41% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Tennessee, and when compared with the national average, is 23% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Portland, TN has 55% lower than violent crime rate than Tennessee average, while remaining 26% lower than the national average. In property crime, Portland, TN is 37% lower than the average of Tennessee and is 22% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portland is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.84 daily crimes that occur in Portland.
  • Portland is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portland you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portland has decreased by 13%.

Compare Portland, TN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Portland (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Portland, TN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Tennessee and on a national level. In Portland, TN the total number of daily crimes is 1.68 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.29 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Portland, TN is 2.24 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.35 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Portland, TN has a daily crime rate that is 1.60 times less than the Tennessee average and 1.28 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Portland (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Tennessee and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Portland, TN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Portland, TN has been ranked safer than 60% of other cities in the state of Tennessee. In addition, Portland, TN is safer than 43% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Tennessee and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Portland, TN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Portland, TN is below average in safety when compared with 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 344
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portland is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portland is 1 in 47
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Portland, TN? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Portland, TN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 344. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 55 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Portland, TN is 1 in 47.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Portland, TN 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, TN has decreased by 37%, the amount of property crime in Portland, TN has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Portland, TN has decreased by 13% year to year.

Portland police department

ItemPortlandTennesseeNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3211,551558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.63.3
There are a total of 32 Portland police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.2% less than the Tennessee average and 16.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Tennessee

StateTotal offendersTennessee /100KNational /100K
Tennessee20,539344222
There are a total of 20,539 sex offenders in Tennessee. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Tennessee per 100,000 residents which is 55% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cross Plains, TN1,776115173288
Ridgetop, TN2,1820485485
Shackle Island, TN3,290124560684
Millersville, TN6,6021911,0011,193
Orlinda, TN1,1332311,0401,271
Gallatin, TN33,4263431,3081,652
Cottontown, TN5033551,6021,957
Portland, TN12,1252911,8412,132

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ12,12416497513
Webster, MA12,1227291,4932,221
Freeport, TX12,1223041,9802,284
Babylon, NY12,130169716885
Haverstraw, NY12,1204031,7112,114
Portland, TN12,1252911,8412,132
Source: The Portland, TN 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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