Compared to the other cities in Maine and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Bangor, ME? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bangor, ME has been ranked safer than 5% of other cities in the state of Maine. In addition, Bangor, ME is safer than 27% 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 Bangor, ME. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bangor, ME is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.