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Portsmouth Crime Rate Report (Virginia)

Portsmouth crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 17 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Portsmouth for 2018 is expected to be lower than in 2016.

The city violent crime rate for Portsmouth in 2016 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 99.24% and the city property crime rate in Portsmouth was higher than the national property crime rate average by 128.82%.

In 2016 the city violent crime rate in Portsmouth was higher than the violent crime rate in Virginia by 263.61% and the city property crime rate in Portsmouth was higher than the property crime rate in Virginia by 201.59%.

Property and Violent Crime
Portsmouth Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Portsmouth Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Portsmouth Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2016 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault448
Arson9
Burglary1,208
Larceny and Theft3,707
Motor Vehicle Theft458
Murder and Manslaughter14
Rape61
Robbery235
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)6,260
Property Crime5,373
Violent Crime758
2018 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault374
Arson7
Burglary1,330
Larceny and Theft3,260
Motor Vehicle Theft339
Murder and Manslaughter15
Rape55
Robbery140
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,813
Property Crime4,926
Violent Crime585

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Portsmouth Property Crime

Portsmouth Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Portsmouth Crime 2016

Portsmouth Crime 2018

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Portsmouth Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Portsmouth Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Portsmouth, Virginia crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Portsmouth crime report data for 2018 was projected from 17 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2016.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.



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