Reported Annual Crime In Kennebunk

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKennebunk/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime81n/a (estimate)7241,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKennebunk/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape0n/a0.035.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.023.4101.9
Assault4n/a35.869.3237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)36130373
Burglary13n/a116.2352.4491.4
Theft62n/a554.31,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a17.961.2220.2
Property crime77n/a (estimate)6881,8302,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Kennebunk, ME. These figures on reported criminal activity in Kennebunk, 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 Kennebunk, ME is 63% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Maine, and when compared with the national average, is 75% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Kennebunk, ME has 73% lower than violent crime rate than Maine average, while remaining 90% lower than the national average. In property crime, Kennebunk, ME is 62% lower than the average of Maine and is 72% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kennebunk is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.98 daily crimes that occur in Kennebunk.
  • Kennebunk is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kennebunk you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kennebunk has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Kennebunk (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kennebunk, ME per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Maine as well as national figures. In Kennebunk, ME the total number of daily crimes is 2.71 times less than the Maine average and 3.95 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kennebunk, ME are 3.64 times less than the Maine average and 10.42 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kennebunk, ME has a daily crime rate that is 2.66 times less than the Maine average and 3.61 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kennebunk (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Kennebunk, ME compared to other areas of Maine, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Kennebunk, ME safer than 97% when compared to other Maine cities, and 90% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Maine, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Kennebunk, ME. At this time, Kennebunk, ME sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kennebunk

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kennebunk is 1 in 2797
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kennebunk is 1 in 146
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kennebunk is 1 in 139
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Kennebunk, ME? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Kennebunk, ME, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 2797. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 146 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Kennebunk, ME is 1 in 139.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Kennebunk, ME is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Kennebunk, ME has decreased by 33%, while the property crime rate in Kennebunk, ME has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Kennebunk, ME has increased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Kennebunk police department

ItemKennebunkMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)211,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.13.3
There are a total of 21 Kennebunk police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.2% less than the Maine average and 40.8% 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
Cape Neddick, ME2,98420287307
West Kennebunk, ME1,13121296317
North Berwick, ME1,58821943964
Kennebunkport, ME1,1821129241,036
Scarborough, ME4,931561,9001,956
Kennebunk, ME5,57536688724

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glencoe, MN5,575551,0561,111
Locust Grove, GA5,573876,7056,791
Rusk, TX5,5732331,3431,576
Palmview, TX5,5771,1575,0486,205
Wayne, NE5,5782652,1602,425
Kennebunk, ME5,57536688724
Source: The Kennebunk, 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.