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Portage, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Portage, Pennsylvania. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Portage compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Portage, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2007 there were 217 total crimes reported in Portage, Pennsylvania (18 of them violent). Of the 31 crimes that happen every year in Portage, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Portage, Pennsylvania 31 times a year.

Total Crime in Portage, Pennsylvania (2001-2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Portage, Pennsylvania for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Portage has grown by 17%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 300%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over these years in Portage.

Crime Trends in Portage, Pennsylvania (2001-2007)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Portage, Pennsylvania (2001-2007)

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Crime Data Information

Portage, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Portage conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.