Portland, CT
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Portland, CT crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Portland is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 79% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Portland is one in 125. Compared to communities within Connecticut, Portland‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 63% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Portland has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Portland is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Portland does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Portland.

For Portland, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Portland than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3130, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Portland is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Portland than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 130.

Portland Crime Data

 
Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Portland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

72

75

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.32

7.67

7.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Portland 0.32
Connecticut 2.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,130

in Portland

1 in 458

in Connecticut
Portland VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,391
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.11 0.21
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Portland 7.67
Connecticut 18.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 130

in Portland

1 in 55

in Connecticut
Portland Property CRIMES
Population: 9,391
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 55 4
Rate per 1,000 1.38 5.86 0.43
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Portland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Portland 3
Connecticut 21