Reported Annual Crime In Old Town

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOld Town/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime134n/a (estimate)1,7671,7702,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOld Town/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.55.3
Rape1n/a13.230.940.4
Robbery2n/a26.420.0102.8
Assault3n/a39.671.3248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)79124386
Burglary23n/a303.3300.6468.9
Theft101n/a1,331.91,286.81,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a52.758.2236.9
Property crime128n/a (estimate)1,6881,6462,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Old Town, ME. These figures on reported criminal activity in Old Town, 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 Old Town, ME is equal to the average of the whole of the state of Maine, and when compared with the national average, is 38% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Old Town, ME has 36% lower than violent crime rate than Maine average, while remaining 80% lower than the national average. In property crime, Old Town, ME is 3% higher than the average of Maine and is 31% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Milford, ME2,25660790850
Hampden, ME3,94467904971
Orono, ME9,514371,1601,198
Brewer, ME9,391112,2322,243
Bangor, ME32,8002324,1534,386
Old Town, ME7,756791,6881,767

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Old Town is 38% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.84 daily crimes that occur in Old Town.
  • Old Town is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Old Town you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Old Town has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Old Town (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Old Town, ME per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Maine and on a national scale. In Old Town, ME the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.00 times less than the Maine average and 1.61 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Old Town, ME is 1.56 times less than the Maine average and 4.88 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Old Town, ME has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Maine average and 1.45 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Old Town (higher is better)

How safe is Old Town, ME compared to other cities in Maine and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Old Town, ME is safer than 53% of the cities in Maine and 70% 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 Old Town, ME. Overall, Old Town, ME is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Old Town

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Old Town is 1 in 1264
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Old Town is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Old Town is 1 in 57
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Old Town, ME? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Old Town, ME you have a 1 in 1264 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 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Old Town, ME.

Year Over Year Crime In Old Town (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Old Town, 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 Old Town, ME has increased by 1%, the amount of property crime in Old Town, ME has decreased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Old Town, ME has decreased by 20% year to year.

Old Town police department

ItemOld TownMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)171,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.13.3
There are a total of 17 Old Town police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% greater than the Maine average and 33.6% 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
Lowell, AR7,7561821,1801,362
Mahopac, NY7,7552128731,086
Fairfield Glade, TN7,7543371,5181,854
Round Lake Park, IL7,758671,1191,187
Templeton, CA7,7533602,0642,424
Old Town, ME7,756791,6881,767
Source: The Old Town, 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.