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Crime rate in Portland, Oregon (OR): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


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Crime rates in Portland by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
20
(3.7)
27
(5.0)
29
(5.3)
20
(3.7)
20
(3.7)
22
(4.1)
26
(4.7)
19
(3.4)
22
(3.9)
20
(3.4)
20
(3.3)
14
(2.3)
26
(4.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
354
(65.0)
310
(56.9)
313
(57.6)
325
(60.1)
293
(54.0)
280
(52.0)
250
(45.2)
252
(44.9)
230
(40.8)
258
(43.7)
231
(38.6)
234
(38.4)
262
(42.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,294
(237.6)
1,367
(250.7)
1,287
(236.7)
1,137
(210.4)
1,297
(239.2)
1,289
(239.5)
1,132
(204.7)
1,037
(184.9)
1,005
(178.1)
917
(155.4)
950
(158.9)
917
(150.5)
847
(137.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,844
(522.2)
2,732
(501.0)
2,405
(442.2)
2,376
(439.7)
2,262
(417.2)
2,110
(392.1)
2,037
(368.3)
1,797
(320.4)
1,794
(317.9)
1,842
(312.2)
1,892
(316.4)
1,776
(291.6)
1,776
(288.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5,702
(1,047.0)
6,484
(1,189.1)
7,237
(1,330.7)
6,121
(1,132.7)
5,485
(1,011.7)
4,840
(899.4)
4,307
(778.8)
3,696
(658.9)
4,120
(730.0)
4,303
(729.3)
4,471
(747.6)
4,128
(677.7)
4,146
(673.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
27,933
(5,129.0)
29,599
(5,428.3)
28,322
(5,207.8)
25,794
(4,773.2)
22,033
(4,063.8)
21,978
(4,084.1)
21,597
(3,905.3)
19,624
(3,498.6)
21,026
(3,725.4)
22,494
(3,812.6)
22,398
(3,745.3)
22,216
(3,647.1)
24,707
(4,013.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5,180
(951.1)
5,868
(1,076.2)
5,936
(1,091.5)
5,730
(1,060.3)
4,478
(825.9)
4,768
(886.0)
3,339
(603.8)
3,175
(566.0)
3,245
(575.0)
3,225
(546.6)
3,585
(599.5)
3,289
(539.9)
3,376
(548.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
496
(91.1)
384
(70.4)
363
(66.7)
375
(69.4)
408
(75.3)
331
(61.5)
303
(54.8)
269
(48.0)
214
(37.9)
308
(52.2)
254
(42.5)
168
(27.6)
166
(27.0)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5)583.6611.0598.7555.9500.1492.2435.2389.6399.4394.0394.5371.5389.0

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Portland, Oregon as of June 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Portland to the number of sex offenders is 120,621 to 1.


See how dangerous Portland, OR is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Portland:

389.0
Milwaukie:

184.7
Lake Oswego:

88.2
Vancouver:

274.2
Gresham:

409.6
Gladstone:

291.2
Fairview:

208.4
Tigard:

177.4
Oregon City:

145.6
Violent crime rate in 2014
Portland:

261.3
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Portland:

261.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Portland:

280.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Portland:

281.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Portland:

293.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Portland:

301.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Portland:

337.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Portland:

372.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Portland:

385.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Portland:

388.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Portland:

403.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Portland:

438.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Portland:

447.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Portland:

413.3
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Portland:

394.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Portland:

422.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Portland:

414.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Portland:

414.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Portland:

387.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Portland:

437.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Portland:

511.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Portland:

524.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Portland:

617.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Portland:

683.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Portland:

663.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Portland:

602.3
U.S. Average:

336.9

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1,149 (935 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Oregon average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1,156 (938 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Oregon average:

1.53

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,195 (966 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Oregon average:

1.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,201 (956 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Oregon average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,186 (957 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Oregon average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,242 (957 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Oregon average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,259 (989 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Oregon average:

1.57

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,259 (989 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Oregon average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,259 (989 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Oregon average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,251 (986 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Oregon average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,267 (1,005 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Oregon average:

1.55


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Portland

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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