Portageville, MO Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Portageville, MO? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in New Madrid County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Portageville area. Portageville has a population of 3,146, which makes it the 168th largest city in Missouri, and an average income of $30,536. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Portageville, MO

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 0 reported violent crimes and 27 reported property crimes in Portageville. This compares to 30,261 reported violent crimes and 173,642 reported property crimes statewide in Missouri. This makes Portageville 0th in the state of Missouri when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Portageville was murder, with 0 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 25 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.

Disclaimer: The city of Portageville resides in these counties: Pemiscot County, New Madrid County.

Portageville Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 168th
  • Property Crimes: 183rd (319th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 94th (357th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 175th (292nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 5,521st
  • Violent Crimes: 632nd (4,652nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 485th (3,918th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,755th (6,583rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 726th (5,388th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,519th (5,799th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 515th (3,197th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In New Madrid County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Property Crimes: 4th (4th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (4th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (4th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 3,146
  • Households: 1,321
  • Median Income: $30,536
  • Land Area: 2.028 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

Portageville, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Agg. Assault 1 0
Robbery 1 0
Burglary 1 2
Vehicle Thefts 0 0

Property Crimes in Portageville, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 2
Larceny 25
Motor Vehicle Theft 0

Robbery in Portageville, MO

Year Robbery
2006 0
2007 0
2011 0
2012 1
2013 0
2014 1
2015 0

Vehicle Thefts in Portageville, MO

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 3
2007 2
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Missouri Criminal Statistics:

Criminal Records Lookup

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Missouri Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26856 30261
Murder 403 502
Agg. Assault 18482 20830
Robbery 5592 6376
Property Crimes 176237 173642
Burglary 35258 34006
Larceny 124622 122637
Vehicle Thefts 16357 16999

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Portageville and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Missouri and nationwide.

Robbery in the state of Missouri

Year Robbery
2006 7587
2007 7165
2008 7390
2009 7452
2010 6132
2011 6269
2012 5782
2013 5484
2014 5592
2015 6376

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