Reported Annual Crime In Damariscotta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamariscotta/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime52n/a (estimate)2,3491,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamariscotta/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape3n/a135.535.738.6
Robbery1n/a45.223.4101.9
Assault3n/a135.569.3237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)316130373
Burglary11n/a496.8352.4491.4
Theft34n/a1,535.71,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.061.2220.2
Property crime45n/a (estimate)2,0331,8302,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Damariscotta is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.43 daily crimes that occur in Damariscotta.
  • Damariscotta is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Damariscotta you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Damariscotta has decreased by 36%.

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Daily Crime In Damariscotta (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Damariscotta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Damariscotta is 1 in 317
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Damariscotta is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Damariscotta is 1 in 43

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

Damariscotta police department

ItemDamariscottaMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)61,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.13.3
There are a total of 6 Damariscotta police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32% greater than the Maine average and 16.7% 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
Richmond, ME2,034118474592
Waldoboro, ME832801,1391,219
Newcastle, ME684861,2111,297
Wiscasset, ME1,302551,3931,448
Boothbay Harbor, ME8813221,1971,519
Damariscotta, ME9823162,0332,349

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dasher, GA9824463,5634,009
Hamilton, GA9823873,0923,479
Hopedale, OH9823693,2733,642
Gilcrest, CO9824813,9554,436
O'Donnell, TX9826424,4095,051
Damariscotta, ME9823162,0332,349
Source: The Damariscotta, 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.