Reported Annual Crime In Auburn

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime750n/a (estimate)3,2781,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAuburn/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape7n/a30.635.738.6
Robbery4n/a17.523.4101.9
Assault12n/a52.469.3237.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)101130373
Burglary88n/a384.6352.4491.4
Theft620n/a2,709.81,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a83.061.2220.2
Property crime727n/a (estimate)3,1771,8302,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Auburn, ME. These figures on reported criminal activity in Auburn, ME, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Auburn, ME is 67% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Maine, and when compared with the national average, is 15% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Auburn, ME has 23% lower than violent crime rate than Maine average, while remaining 73% lower than the national average. In property crime, Auburn, ME is 74% higher than the average of Maine and is 28% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Auburn is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.98 daily crimes that occur in Auburn.
  • Auburn is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Auburn has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Auburn (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Auburn, ME per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Maine as well as national figures. In Auburn, ME the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times more than the Maine average and 1.15 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Auburn, ME are 1.29 times less than the Maine average and 3.71 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Auburn, ME has a daily crime rate that is 1.74 times more than the Maine average and 1.28 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Auburn (higher is better)

How safe is Auburn, ME compared to other cities in Maine and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Auburn, ME is safer than 29% of the cities in Maine and 48% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Maine and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Auburn, ME. Overall, Auburn, ME is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Auburn

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Auburn is 1 in 995
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Auburn is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Auburn is 1 in 31
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Auburn, ME? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Auburn, ME your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 995. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 32 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Auburn, ME is 1 in 31.

Year Over Year Crime In Auburn (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Auburn, ME is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Auburn, ME has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in Auburn, ME has decreased by 18%. The total crime rate in Auburn, ME has decreased by 18% year to year.

Auburn police department

ItemAuburnMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)581,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.13.3
There are a total of 58 Auburn police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.4% greater than the Maine average and 22.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Maine

StateTotal offendersMaine /100KNational /100K
Maine3,169246222
There are a total of 3,169 sex offenders in Maine. This yields a total of 246 sex offenders in Maine per 100,000 residents which is 11% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gray, ME1,13952727779
South Paris, ME2,906679481,015
Mechanic Falls, ME1,6982001,0321,232
Topsham, ME6,228231,3441,367
Lisbon Falls, ME4,135971,3691,466
Auburn, ME22,9601013,1773,278

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Springfield, VA22,95687825912
Van Buren, AR22,9554283,6104,038
Roselle, IL22,95169658727
Radcliff, KY22,9393132,4262,739
Daphne, AL22,9831282,1092,236
Auburn, ME22,9601013,1773,278
Source: The Auburn, ME crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.