Reported Annual Crime In Presque Isle

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePresque Isle/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime268n/a (estimate)2,9031,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePresque Isle/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape6n/a65.035.738.6
Robbery8n/a86.723.4101.9
Assault6n/a65.069.3237.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)217130373
Burglary36n/a389.9352.4491.4
Theft203n/a2,198.91,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft9n/a97.561.2220.2
Property crime248n/a (estimate)2,6861,8302,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Presque Isle, ME is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Presque Isle, ME. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Presque Isle, ME averages 48% higher than the rest of Maine while the rate of crime on a national scale is 2% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Presque Isle, ME is 67% higher than the average rate of crime in Maine and 42% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 47% higher than the remainder of the state of Maine and 8% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Presque Isle, ME area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Presque Isle is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.95 daily crimes that occur in Presque Isle.
  • Presque Isle is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Presque Isle you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Presque Isle has increased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Presque Isle (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Presque Isle, ME per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Maine and on a national level. In Presque Isle, ME the total number of daily crimes is 1.48 times more than the Maine average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Presque Isle, ME is 1.67 times more than the Maine average and 1.72 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Presque Isle, ME has a daily crime rate that is 1.47 times more than the Maine average and 1.08 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Presque Isle (higher is better)

How safe is Presque Isle, ME compared to other cities in Maine and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Presque Isle, ME is safer than 22% of the cities in Maine and 43% 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 Presque Isle, ME. Overall, Presque Isle, ME is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Presque Isle

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Presque Isle is 1 in 462
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Presque Isle is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Presque Isle is 1 in 35
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Presque Isle, 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 Presque Isle, ME, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 462. 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 38 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 Presque Isle, ME is 1 in 35.

Year Over Year Crime In Presque Isle (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Presque Isle, 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 Presque Isle, ME has increased by 19% and the rate of property crime in Presque Isle, ME has increased by 20%. The total crime rate in Presque Isle, ME has increased by 20% year to year.

Presque Isle police department

ItemPresque IsleMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)201,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.13.3
There are a total of 20 Presque Isle police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.6% greater than the Maine average and 36.5% 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
Washburn, ME1,015621,2481,311
Fort Fairfield, ME1,692591,4491,508
Caribou, ME8,025511,8851,936
Mapleton, ME7381732,4342,607
Mars Hill, ME9551832,5752,757
Presque Isle, ME9,4942172,6862,903

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sugarmill Woods, FL9,4954392,6753,114
Kensington, CT9,4921921,5951,787
Rochelle, IL9,4924342,2502,685
Northwest Harborcreek, PA9,4922901,6711,961
Merrill, WI9,4912693,4763,745
Presque Isle, ME9,4942172,6862,903
Source: The Presque Isle, 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.