Reported Annual Crime In Bangor

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBangor/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,332n/a (estimate)4,1041,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBangor/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.11.74.9
Rape5n/a15.435.738.6
Robbery19n/a58.523.4101.9
Assault31n/a95.569.3237.8
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)173130373
Burglary173n/a533.0352.4491.4
Theft1,086n/a3,346.21,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a52.461.2220.2
Property crime1,276n/a (estimate)3,9321,8302,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bangor, ME is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 109% higher than the average of crimes committed in Maine. It is also 44% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bangor, ME shows a crime rate that is 33% higher than the Maine average. The crime rate is also 54% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bangor, ME is shown to be 115% higher than the Maine average and 58% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bangor is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.24 daily crimes that occur in Bangor.
  • Bangor is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bangor you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bangor has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Bangor (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bangor, ME on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Maine. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Bangor, ME (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maine state wide, are 2.09 times more than the state average and 1.44 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Bangor, ME on a daily bases are 1.33 times more than than Maine average and 2.16 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bangor, ME are 2.15 times more than the daily state average and 1.58 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Bangor (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Maine and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Bangor, ME? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bangor, ME has been ranked safer than 9% of other cities in the state of Maine. In addition, Bangor, ME is safer than 34% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Maine and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Bangor, ME. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bangor, ME is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bangor

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bangor is 1 in 580
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bangor is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bangor is 1 in 25
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Bangor, ME? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Bangor, ME your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 580. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 26 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 Bangor, ME is 1 in 25.

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

The year over year crime rate for Bangor, ME is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Bangor, ME has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 2% in Bangor, ME, while property crimes in Bangor, ME have decreased by 24%. Crimes in total for Bangor, ME have decreased by 23% year over year.

Bangor police department

ItemBangorMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)901,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.13.3
There are a total of 90 Bangor police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.2% greater than the Maine average and 16.6% 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
Winterport, ME1,16840556596
Hampden, ME3,94440714754
Milford, ME2,25662879941
Bucksport, ME2,4531821,3351,517
Orono, ME9,514561,5251,581
Bangor, ME32,8001733,9324,104

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Menlo Park, CA32,792951,8321,927
Rosenberg, TX32,7892981,6031,901
McMinnville, OR32,8392113,0333,243
Leawood, KS32,842681,2041,273
Watertown Town, MA32,8801041,3141,418
Bangor, ME32,8001733,9324,104
Source: The Bangor, 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.