Reported Annual Crime In Wiscasset

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWiscasset/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime38n/a (estimate)1,0451,7702,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWiscasset/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.55.3
Rape0n/a0.030.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.020.0102.8
Assault2n/a55.071.3248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)55124386
Burglary5n/a137.4300.6468.9
Theft28n/a769.71,286.81,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a82.558.2236.9
Property crime36n/a (estimate)9901,6462,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Richmond, ME2,03459324383
Topsham, ME6,228111,1551,166
Newcastle, ME684821,0891,171
Bowdoinham, ME508951,2581,353
Brunswick, ME15,2751221,6941,816
Damariscotta, ME982901,8971,987
Boothbay Harbor, ME8813241,9932,317
Wiscasset, ME1,302559901,045

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wiscasset is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.86 daily crimes that occur in Wiscasset.
  • Wiscasset is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wiscasset you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wiscasset has decreased by 28%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wiscasset

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wiscasset is 1 in 1819
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wiscasset is 1 in 102
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wiscasset is 1 in 96

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

Wiscasset police department

ItemWiscassetMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)31,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.82.13.3
There are a total of 3 Wiscasset police officers. This results in 0.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.8% less than the Maine average and 75.3% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Olinda, HI1,30249471520
Boston Heights, OH1,30242362404
Jonesville, VA1,3030207207
Rush Springs, OK1,3013902,4162,806
Fulda, MN1,301811,3831,465
Wiscasset, ME1,302559901,045
Source: The Wiscasset, 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.