Reported Annual Crime In Brunswick

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrunswick/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime360n/a (estimate)1,7571,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrunswick/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape6n/a29.335.738.6
Robbery2n/a9.823.4101.9
Assault12n/a58.669.3237.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)98130373
Burglary50n/a244.0352.4491.4
Theft279n/a1,361.61,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a53.761.2220.2
Property crime340n/a (estimate)1,6591,8302,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Brunswick, ME for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Brunswick, ME is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Brunswick, ME crime rates are 10% lower than in comparison to the Maine mean and are 39% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Brunswick, ME has a rate that is 25% lower than the Maine average; compared to the United States, it is 74% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Brunswick, ME is 9% lower than its state's mean, and 33% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brunswick is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.81 daily crimes that occur in Brunswick.
  • Brunswick is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brunswick you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brunswick has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Brunswick (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Brunswick, ME per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Maine and on a national level. In Brunswick, ME the total number of daily crimes is 1.12 times less than the Maine average and 1.63 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Brunswick, ME is 1.33 times less than the Maine average and 3.82 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Brunswick, ME has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times less than the Maine average and 1.50 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Brunswick (higher is better)

How safe is Brunswick, ME compared to other cities in Maine and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Brunswick, ME is safer than 52% of the cities in Maine and 69% 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 Brunswick, ME. Overall, Brunswick, ME is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brunswick

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brunswick is 1 in 1025
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brunswick is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brunswick is 1 in 57
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Brunswick, ME? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Brunswick, ME your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1025. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 61 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 Brunswick, ME is 1 in 57.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Brunswick, ME is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Brunswick, ME has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Brunswick, ME has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Brunswick, ME has decreased by 13% year to year.

Brunswick police department

ItemBrunswickMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)501,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.13.3
There are a total of 50 Brunswick police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.3% greater than the Maine average and 24.8% 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
Falmouth Foreside, ME1,59318257275
Cumberland Center, ME2,63620287307
Richmond, ME2,034118474592
Littlejohn Island, ME12353739792
Cousins Island, ME51353739792
Brunswick, ME15,275981,6591,757

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Batavia, NY15,2745073,2543,760
Depew, NY15,2625562,3482,904
West Lealman, FL15,2576353,8674,502
Rossville, MD15,2985422,7433,285
Blytheville, AR15,2511,9036,9518,854
Brunswick, ME15,275981,6591,757
Source: The Brunswick, 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.