Reported Annual Crime In Rockland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockland/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime199n/a (estimate)2,7631,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRockland/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape0n/a0.035.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.023.4101.9
Assault1n/a13.969.3237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)14130373
Burglary27n/a374.9352.4491.4
Theft167n/a2,318.81,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a55.561.2220.2
Property crime198n/a (estimate)2,7491,8302,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Rockland, ME. The total number of reported crimes in Rockland, 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 Rockland, ME crime rate is 41% higher than the Maine average and is 3% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Rockland, ME has a violent crime rate that is 89% lower than the Maine average and 96% lower than the national average. For property crime, Rockland, ME is 50% higher than the Maine average and 11% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rockland is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.57 daily crimes that occur in Rockland.
  • Rockland is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rockland you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rockland has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Rockland (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rockland, 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 Rockland, ME (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maine state wide, are 1.41 times more than the state average and 1.03 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Rockland, ME on a daily bases are 9.37 times less than than Maine average and 26.83 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rockland, ME are 1.50 times more than the daily state average and 1.11 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Rockland (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Rockland, ME compared to other areas of Maine, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Rockland, ME safer than 42% when compared to other Maine cities, and 62% 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 Rockland, ME. At this time, Rockland, ME sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rockland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rockland is 1 in 7203
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rockland is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rockland is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Rockland, ME? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Rockland, ME you have a 1 in 7203 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 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rockland, ME.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Rockland, 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 Rockland, ME has decreased by 80% and the rate of property crime in Rockland, ME has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Rockland, ME has decreased by 1% year to year.

Rockland police department

ItemRocklandMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)191,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.13.3
There are a total of 19 Rockland police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.3% greater than the Maine average and 20.3% 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
Camden, ME3,35141662703
Waldoboro, ME832801,1391,219
Thomaston, ME2,052363,2183,254
Rockland, ME7,241142,7492,763

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Elkins, WV7,2412791,6671,946
West Slope, OR7,240869791,066
Roslyn Heights, NY7,243124522645
Sanger, TX7,2371931,6221,815
Belen, NM7,2491,6935,8907,583
Rockland, ME7,241142,7492,763
Source: The Rockland, 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.