Portland, CT Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
42
Total Crimes
452.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-81.73%
Below National Average
9 out of 94
In Connecticut
1,304 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Portland, CT?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Portland is 452.5 per 100,000 people. That's -81.73% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -71.90% lower than the Connecticut total crime rate of 1,610.2 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Portland SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
9
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
8

How Does Portland Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Portland
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 42 452.5 1,610.2 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 3 32.3 105.0 250.2
Violent Crime 4 43.1 183.6 366.7
Burglary 3 32.3 180.7 340.5
Larceny 26 280.1 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 97.0 167.3 219.9
Property Crime 38 409.4 1,426.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Portland

4.0
Violent Crimes
43.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-88.25%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,320.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Portland each year. That compares to a 1 in 544.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Portland is 43.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -88.25% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -76.53% lower than the Connecticut violent crime rate of 183.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Portland

38.0
Property Crimes
409.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-80.59%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 244.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Portland each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Portland is 409.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -80.59% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -71.30% lower than the Connecticut property crime rate of 1,426.6 per 100,000 people.

Portland Crime Compared To Connecticut Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Connecticut.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Portland

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
West Hartford, CT 62,875 1,442 2,293.4 2,236.2 57.3
Meriden, CT 59,378 1,177 1,982.2 1,717.8 264.4
Manchester, CT 57,630 1,476 2,561.2 2,387.6 173.5
Middletown, CT 45,963 651 1,416.4 1,333.7 82.7
Newington, CT 30,060 670 2,228.9 2,149.0 79.8
Wethersfield, CT 26,009 374 1,438.0 1,349.5 88.4
North Haven, CT 23,642 372 1,573.5 1,526.9 46.5
East Hampton, CT 12,842 107 833.2 809.8 23.4
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