Reported Annual Crime In Yarmouth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYarmouth/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime73n/a (estimate)8501,7702,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYarmouth/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.55.3
Rape0n/a0.030.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.020.0102.8
Assault5n/a58.271.3248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)58124386
Burglary8n/a93.2300.6468.9
Theft58n/a675.71,286.81,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a23.358.2236.9
Property crime68n/a (estimate)7921,6462,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Yarmouth, ME is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Yarmouth, ME. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Yarmouth, ME averages 52% lower than the rest of Maine while the rate of crime on a national scale is 70% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Yarmouth, ME is 53% lower than the average rate of crime in Maine and 85% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 52% lower than the remainder of the state of Maine and 68% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Yarmouth, ME area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Falmouth Foreside, ME1,59317231248
Cumberland Center, ME2,63619258278
Gray, ME1,13949654703
Littlejohn Island, ME12350665715
Cousins Island, ME51350665715
South Windham, ME1,19055729783
North Windham, ME4,573771,0201,097
Yarmouth, ME5,64558792850

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Yarmouth is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.33 daily crimes that occur in Yarmouth.
  • Yarmouth is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Yarmouth you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Yarmouth has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Yarmouth (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Yarmouth, ME per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Maine and on a national level. In Yarmouth, ME the total number of daily crimes is 2.08 times less than the Maine average and 3.34 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Yarmouth, ME is 2.13 times less than the Maine average and 6.63 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Yarmouth, ME has a daily crime rate that is 2.08 times less than the Maine average and 3.09 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Yarmouth (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Yarmouth, ME area in comparison to other Maine communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Yarmouth, ME being safer than 81% of cities in Maine and 85% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Maine cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Yarmouth, ME. In conclusion, Yarmouth, ME now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yarmouth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yarmouth is 1 in 1717
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yarmouth is 1 in 127
The chance of being a victim of crime in Yarmouth is 1 in 118
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Yarmouth, ME? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Yarmouth, ME your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1717. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 127 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 Yarmouth, ME is 1 in 118.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Yarmouth, 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 Yarmouth, ME has increased by 152%, the amount of property crime in Yarmouth, ME has increased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Yarmouth, ME has increased by 5% year to year.

Yarmouth police department

ItemYarmouthMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)131,653556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
There are a total of 13 Yarmouth police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.7% less than the Maine average and 52.5% 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
New Whiteland, IN5,64601,1851,185
Buckhannon, WV5,6461773,8684,045
Red Oak, IA5,6443873,1713,558
Iola, KS5,6506085,1065,714
Atlanta, TX5,6386264,3264,952
Yarmouth, ME5,64558792850
Source: The Yarmouth, 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.