Reported Annual Crime In Topsham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTopsham/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime119n/a (estimate)1,3671,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTopsham/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape0n/a0.035.738.6
Robbery0n/a0.023.4101.9
Assault2n/a23.069.3237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)23130373
Burglary18n/a206.8352.4491.4
Theft95n/a1,091.61,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a46.061.2220.2
Property crime117n/a (estimate)1,3441,8302,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Topsham, ME. All reported Topsham, ME crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Topsham, ME overall crime rate is 30% lower than in comparison to the Maine average; and is also 52% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Topsham, ME, the rate is 82% lower than compared to the Maine average, and 94% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Topsham, ME comes in at 27% lower than to the average seen in Maine, and 46% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Topsham is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.75 daily crimes that occur in Topsham.
  • Topsham is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Topsham you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Topsham has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Topsham (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Topsham, 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 Topsham, ME total amount of daily offenses is 1.43 times less than the Maine average and 2.09 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Topsham, ME is 5.66 times less than the Maine average, and it is 16.21 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Topsham, ME has a daily crime figure that is 1.36 times less than the Maine average and 1.85 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Topsham (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Maine and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Topsham, ME? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Topsham, ME has been ranked safer than 85% of other cities in the state of Maine. In addition, Topsham, ME is safer than 83% 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 Topsham, ME. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Topsham, ME is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Topsham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Topsham is 1 in 4352
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Topsham is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Topsham is 1 in 74
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Topsham, 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 Topsham, ME, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 4352. 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 75 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 Topsham, ME is 1 in 74.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Topsham, 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 Topsham, ME has decreased by 34%, the amount of property crime in Topsham, ME has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Topsham, ME has decreased by 15% year to year.

Topsham police department

ItemTopshamMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)121,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.13.3
There are a total of 12 Topsham police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.6% less than the Maine average and 58.1% 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
Falmouth Foreside, ME1,59318257275
Cumberland Center, ME2,63620287307
Richmond, ME2,034118474592
Cousins Island, ME51353739792
Littlejohn Island, ME12353739792
Topsham, ME6,228231,3441,367

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Castroville, CA6,2264923,0263,519
Taylor, PA6,2304723,2253,698
Monument, CO6,2261542,0372,192
East Alton, IL6,2312742,5022,776
Darlington, SC6,2321,0028,0839,085
Topsham, ME6,228231,3441,367
Source: The Topsham, 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.