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Portland was named after a city by the same name in Maine. Portland Maine was named after and Island pertaining to the United Kingdom called the Isle of Portland. The city began to grow heavily during the 1830’s as a result of the migration across the Oregon trail. The timber industry was a major force in the city’s early economy. Its access to water also made for the easy transport of goods. At the turn of the 20th century is was known to be a center for organized crime and racketeering and was one of the most dangerous port cities at the time. Today, Portland is viewed to be one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the World. It is a great commuter city for cyclists and even walking, lots of locally grown and sourced farms and restaurants, innovative and convenient public transit and over 10,000 acres of public parks.


2015 estimates show a total population in Portland to be at 632,309 residents. Portland is the 26th most populous city in the United States. The Portland Metro area has an estimated 2,389,228 residents making it the 23rd most populous metro in the U.S. 60% of Oregon residents live int eh Portland Metro area.

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Among the largest cities and capital in the United States, Portland is toward the bottom of the list. However, its crime rates are higher than national averages. 2014 statistics show that for every 100,000 residents 473 were victims of violent crime, 4 were murdered, 43 were raped, 138 were robbed, 288 were assaulted, 5,235 were victims of property crime, 673 were burglarized and 4,013 were victims of larceny/theft.

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  • $0 Upfront Costs & Free Equipment
  • 22+ Years in Business

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  • Easy DIY Set Up (30 Minutes or Less)
  • $99 Upfront Cost
  • 30-Day Risk-Free Trial

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LiveWatch offers simple, efficient, self-install security systems that are designed to respond quickly to a crisis. With a risk-free, cancel anytime policy and just a 12-month contract, LiveWatch gives consumers a lot of flexibility unlike most companies in the industry. Security packages are completely customizable to fit a variety of needs. However, upfront equipment costs are steep, and an activation fee is required. LiveWatch Security has not been strongly reviewed for customer service but gives its customers plenty of options with no early termination fees.


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SimpliSafe is a “do-it-yourself” home security system company based out of Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 2006, Simplisafe strives to offer affordable, wireless security systems with all the basic features a consumer would want. SimpliSafe has no long-term contracts, with month-to-month monitoring services starting at just $14.99. Customers save money in the long-run, but consequently, pay substantial upfront equipment fees with no professional installation. SimpliSafe does, however, provide its customers a 60-day money-back guarantee with a 3-year equipment warranty.

  • DIY Home Security Systems
  • Monitoring at $15-45/Month
  • Unknown Upfront Fees

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  • $39.99+/Month
  • Home Automation Experts
  • Over 675,000 Homes Protected

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  • $34.99 - 54.99 Monthly Monitoring
  • $99 Upfront Costs
  • Undisclosed Contracts Lengths

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  • 60-Month Contracts
  • 24/7 Rapid Response Monitoring
  • LifeTime Security Protection Warranty

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  • 36-Month Contracts
  • Undisclosed Pricing
  • Cancellation Possible

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