Reported Annual Crime In Westbrook

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestbrook/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime464n/a (estimate)2,5791,9602,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWestbrook/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.74.9
Rape12n/a66.735.738.6
Robbery10n/a55.623.4101.9
Assault32n/a177.969.3237.8
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)300130373
Burglary63n/a350.2352.4491.4
Theft330n/a1,834.41,416.41,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a94.561.2220.2
Property crime410n/a (estimate)2,2791,8302,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Westbrook, ME. All reported Westbrook, 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 Westbrook, ME overall crime rate is 32% higher than in comparison to the Maine average; and is also 10% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Westbrook, ME, the rate is 131% higher than compared to the Maine average, and 19% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Westbrook, ME comes in at 25% higher than to the average seen in Maine, and 8% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Westbrook is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.07 daily crimes that occur in Westbrook.
  • Westbrook is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Westbrook you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Westbrook has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Westbrook (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Westbrook, 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 Westbrook, ME total amount of daily offenses is 1.32 times more than the Maine average and 1.11 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Westbrook, ME is 2.31 times more than the Maine average, and it is 1.24 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Westbrook, ME has a daily crime figure that is 1.25 times more than the Maine average and 1.09 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Westbrook (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Maine and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Westbrook, ME? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Westbrook, ME has been ranked safer than 16% of other cities in the state of Maine. In addition, Westbrook, ME is safer than 38% 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 Westbrook, ME. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Westbrook, ME is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Westbrook

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Westbrook is 1 in 334
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Westbrook is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Westbrook is 1 in 39
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Westbrook, ME? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Westbrook, ME, then there is a 1 in 334 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 44. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 39 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Westbrook, ME.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Westbrook, 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 Westbrook, ME has increased by 44% and the rate of property crime in Westbrook, ME has decreased by 30%. The total crime rate in Westbrook, ME has decreased by 26% year to year.

Westbrook police department

ItemWestbrookMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)401,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.13.3
There are a total of 40 Westbrook police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.6% greater than the Maine average and 30.2% 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
Steep Falls, ME1,24548677725
Gray, ME1,13952727779
Cousins Island, ME51353739792
Westbrook, ME17,6623002,2792,579

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Idylwood, VA17,64380761841
St. Matthews, KY17,6862334,2074,440
Westbrook, ME17,6623002,2792,579
Source: The Westbrook, 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.