Reported Annual Crime In Caribou

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCaribou/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)1,9361,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCaribou/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.81.74.9
Rape0n/a0.035.738.6
Robbery1n/a12.823.4101.9
Assault2n/a25.669.3237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)51130373
Burglary22n/a282.1352.4491.4
Theft113n/a1,448.91,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a153.961.2220.2
Property crime147n/a (estimate)1,8851,8302,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Caribou, ME. These figures on reported criminal activity in Caribou, 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 Caribou, ME is 1% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Maine, and when compared with the national average, is 32% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Caribou, ME has 61% lower than violent crime rate than Maine average, while remaining 86% lower than the national average. In property crime, Caribou, ME is 3% higher than the average of Maine and is 24% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Caribou is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.3 daily crimes that occur in Caribou.
  • Caribou is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Caribou you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Caribou has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Caribou (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Caribou, 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 Caribou, ME (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maine state wide, are 1.01 times less than the state average and 1.48 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Caribou, ME on a daily bases are 2.54 times less than than Maine average and 7.26 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Caribou, ME are 1.03 times more than the daily state average and 1.32 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Caribou (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Caribou, ME area in comparison to other Maine communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Caribou, ME being safer than 60% of cities in Maine and 72% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Maine cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Caribou, ME. In conclusion, Caribou, ME now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Caribou

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Caribou is 1 in 1950
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Caribou is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Caribou is 1 in 52
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Caribou, ME? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Caribou, ME you have a 1 in 1950 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Caribou, ME.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Caribou, 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 Caribou, ME has not changed and the rate of property crime in Caribou, ME has increased by 8%. The total crime rate in Caribou, ME has increased by 8% year to year.

Caribou police department

ItemCaribouMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)171,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.13.3
There are a total of 17 Caribou police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.2% greater than the Maine average and 36.1% 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
Limestone, ME1,23345629674
Washburn, ME1,015621,2481,311
Fort Fairfield, ME1,692591,4491,508
Mapleton, ME7381732,4342,607
Presque Isle, ME9,4942172,6862,903
Caribou, ME8,025511,8851,936

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Summit, WA8,0252473,0193,266
Lantana, TX8,0251459931,138
Liberty Lake, WA8,027341,5491,582
Murrells Inlet, SC8,0272101,3701,579
Wellington, KS8,0282923,5123,803
Caribou, ME8,025511,8851,936
Source: The Caribou, 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.