Reported Annual Crime In Bath

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBath/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime202n/a (estimate)2,4421,6282,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBath/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.75.3
Rape5n/a60.435.441.7
Robbery1n/a12.118.698.0
Assault6n/a72.565.3248.9
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)145121383
Burglary16n/a193.4249.6430.4
Theft167n/a2,018.91,198.11,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a84.659.4237.4
Property crime190n/a (estimate)2,2971,5072,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bath, ME for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bath, ME is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bath, ME crime rates are 50% higher than in comparison to the Maine mean and are 11% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bath, ME has a rate that is 20% higher than the Maine average; compared to the United States, it is 62% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bath, ME is 52% higher than its state's mean, and 3% lower than the country's average.
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The Bath crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bath as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bath crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bath is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.69 daily crimes that occur in Bath.
  • Bath is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bath you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bath has increased by 5%.

Compare Bath, ME Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bath (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bath, ME per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Maine and on a national scale. In Bath, ME the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.50 times more than the Maine average and 1.12 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bath, ME is 1.20 times more than the Maine average and 2.64 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bath, ME has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.52 times more than the Maine average and 1.03 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bath (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bath, ME area in comparison to other Maine communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bath, ME being safer than 27% of cities in Maine and 52% 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 Bath, ME. In conclusion, Bath, ME now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bath

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bath is 1 in 690
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bath is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bath is 1 in 41
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bath, ME? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bath, ME you have a 1 in 690 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bath, ME.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bath, 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 Bath, ME has increased by 202%, the amount of property crime in Bath, ME has increased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Bath, ME has increased by 5% year to year.

Bath police department

ItemBathMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)221,653558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.13.3
There are a total of 22 Bath police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.6% greater than the Maine average and 20.4% 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
Richmond, ME1,65359352410
Boothbay Harbor, ME1,00046503548
Cousins Island, ME65949609658
Littlejohn Island, ME9549609658
Wiscasset, ME1,21127679707
Bowdoinham, ME604831,0371,120
Lisbon Falls, ME4,100891,1101,199
Bath, ME8,3341452,2972,442

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mason, MI8,3342732,0082,281
Oak Grove, MN8,3341801,6571,837
Pukalani, HI8,3322082,3462,554
Breaux Bridge, LA8,3313797,5027,881
Helotes, TX8,329891,5871,676
Bath, ME8,3341452,2972,442
Source: The Bath, ME crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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