Reported Annual Crime In Skowhegan

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSkowhegan/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime394n/a (estimate)4,6611,7702,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSkowhegan/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.55.3
Rape12n/a141.930.940.4
Robbery5n/a59.120.0102.8
Assault7n/a82.871.3248.5
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)284124386
Burglary44n/a520.5300.6468.9
Theft319n/a3,773.41,286.81,745.0
Vehicle theft7n/a82.858.2236.9
Property crime370n/a (estimate)4,3771,6462,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Skowhegan, ME. These figures on reported criminal activity in Skowhegan, 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 Skowhegan, ME is 163% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Maine, and when compared with the national average, is 64% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Skowhegan, ME has 129% higher than violent crime rate than Maine average, while remaining 27% lower than the national average. In property crime, Skowhegan, ME is 166% higher than the average of Maine and is 79% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Norridgewock, ME1,25452692744
Madison, ME2,64869910979
Clinton, ME1,25401,2151,215
Fairfield, ME2,7731082,1372,244
Anson, ME7341752,3242,499
Hartland, ME8291882,4972,685
Skowhegan, ME6,2192844,3774,661

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Skowhegan is 64% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.77 daily crimes that occur in Skowhegan.
  • Skowhegan is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Skowhegan you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Skowhegan has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Skowhegan (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Skowhegan, ME for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Maine as well as those across America as a whole. The Skowhegan, ME total amount of daily offenses is 2.63 times more than the Maine average and 1.64 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Skowhegan, ME is 2.29 times more than the Maine average, and it is 1.36 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Skowhegan, ME has a daily crime figure that is 2.66 times more than the Maine average and 1.79 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Skowhegan (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Maine and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Skowhegan, ME? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Skowhegan, ME has been ranked safer than 2% of other cities in the state of Maine. In addition, Skowhegan, ME is safer than 23% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Maine and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Skowhegan, ME. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Skowhegan, ME is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Skowhegan

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Skowhegan is 1 in 353
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Skowhegan is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Skowhegan is 1 in 22
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Skowhegan, ME? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Skowhegan, ME your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 353. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 23 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Skowhegan, ME is 1 in 22.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Skowhegan, 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 Skowhegan, ME has increased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Skowhegan, ME has decreased by 8%. The total crime rate in Skowhegan, ME has decreased by 7% year to year.

Skowhegan police department

ItemSkowheganMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)141,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
There are a total of 14 Skowhegan police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.7% less than the Maine average and 49.9% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pembroke Park, FL6,2205495,1895,738
Boonville, IN6,2203932,5152,908
Shrewsbury, MO6,217812,8882,969
Osprey, FL6,2231408741,014
Garrett, IN6,2134312,7543,184
Skowhegan, ME6,2192844,3774,661
Source: The Skowhegan, 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.