Reported Annual Crime In Portsmouth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortsmouth/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,805 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePortsmouth/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.241.7
Robberyn/an/an/a39.898.0
Assaultn/an/an/a211.0248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)340 (estimate)293383
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.3430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a177.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,465 (estimate)2,1252,362

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The Portsmouth crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Portsmouth is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.69 daily crimes that occur in Portsmouth.
  • Portsmouth is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portsmouth you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portsmouth has increased by 11%.

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Compare Portsmouth, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Portsmouth (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Portsmouth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Portsmouth is 1 in 36

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

Portsmouth police department

ItemPortsmouthIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Harlan, IA5,008163102265
Avoca, IA1,478111803914
Logan, IA1,540120874994
Woodbine, IA1,6451249001,024
Dunlap, IA1,0211309421,072
Earling, IA4433232,3452,668
Panama, IA2013242,3502,674
Portsmouth, IA1623402,4652,805

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dennison, MN1622862,6362,922
Tunnel City, WI1624562,5743,030
Anawalt, WV1625292,7923,321
Sunizona, AZ1627444,2685,012
Koliganek, AK1621,2225,2206,441
Portsmouth, IA1623402,4652,805
Source: The Portsmouth, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.