Portland, MI
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Portland, MI crime analytics


Portland is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (69%) and also has a lower crime rate than 70% of the communities in Michigan, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Portland is one in 98 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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 981, which is a violent crime rate of 1 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 109.

Portland Crime Data

 
Crime Index

69

(100 is safest)


Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Portland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

36

40

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.02

9.18

10.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Portland 1.02
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 981

in Portland

1 in 241

in Michigan
Portland VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,923
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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 9.18
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 109

in Portland

1 in 53

in Michigan
Portland Property CRIMES
Population: 3,923
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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 14
Michigan 28

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