Reported Annual Crime In Kittery

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKittery/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime154n/a (estimate)1,5901,7702,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKittery/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.55.3
Rape4n/a41.330.940.4
Robbery3n/a31.020.0102.8
Assault8n/a82.671.3248.5
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)155124386
Burglary6n/a61.9300.6468.9
Theft128n/a1,321.51,286.81,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a51.658.2236.9
Property crime139n/a (estimate)1,4351,6462,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Kittery, ME. The total number of reported crimes in Kittery, ME is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Kittery, ME crime rate is 10% lower than the Maine average and is 44% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Kittery, ME has a violent crime rate that is 25% higher than the Maine average and 60% lower than the national average. For property crime, Kittery, ME is 13% lower than the Maine average and 41% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cape Neddick, ME2,98419258278
Newfields, NH2390294294
York Harbor, ME3,19024314337
Hampton Beach, NH1,94141315356
South Eliot, ME3,70830392422
Newmarket, NH5,589135382516
Durham, NH10,288105439545
Kittery, ME4,7661551,4351,590

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kittery is 44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.36 daily crimes that occur in Kittery.
  • Kittery is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kittery you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kittery has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Kittery (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Kittery, 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 Kittery, ME (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maine state wide, are 1.11 times less than the state average and 1.78 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Kittery, ME on a daily bases are 1.25 times more than than Maine average and 2.49 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Kittery, ME are 1.15 times less than the daily state average and 1.71 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Kittery (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Kittery, ME compared to other areas of Maine, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Kittery, ME safer than 65% when compared to other Maine cities, and 76% 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 Kittery, ME. At this time, Kittery, ME sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kittery

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kittery is 1 in 646
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kittery is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kittery is 1 in 63
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Kittery, ME? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kittery, ME you have a 1 in 646 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 70 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kittery, ME.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Kittery, 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 Kittery, ME has increased by 50%, the amount of property crime in Kittery, ME has increased by 15%, and the total amount of crime in Kittery, ME has increased by 18% year to year.

Kittery police department

ItemKitteryMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)251,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.13.3
There are a total of 25 Kittery police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.1% greater than the Maine average and 19.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grandyle Village, NY4,7663181,3091,627
Columbia Falls, MT4,7651162,2802,396
Tara Hills, CA4,7673512,0142,365
Eagleville CDP (Montgomery County), PA4,768139768907
Travelers Rest, SC4,7681974,4944,691
Kittery, ME4,7661551,4351,590
Source: The Kittery, ME crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.