How safe is Portland, OR?

Portland's rates of violent and property crime are lower than the national average.

Crime Index

Index Score: 7.7 /10

How we calculate this.


Portland has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Portland, OR

283.2

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Portland
Charlotte, NC

416.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

443.0

Higher than average crime
San Antonio, TX

523.0

Higher than average crime
Portland, OR

1877.9

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Portland
Charlotte, NC

2731.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

2771.0

Higher than average crime
San Antonio, TX

3028.0

Higher than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.