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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 16%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBath/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime158n/a (estimate)1,9051,4702,580
Murder0n/a0.01.85.0
Rape3n/a36.233.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.017.086.2
Assault2n/a24.160.0246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)60112381
Burglary17n/a205.0202.7376.0
Theft134n/a1,615.81,097.11,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a24.158.1228.9
Property crime153n/a (estimate)1,8451,3582,200

Key findings

  • Bath crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bath are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Bath you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bath is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bath has decreased by 22%

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      Daily Crime In Bath (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bath, ME per 100,000 people. In Bath, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.30 times more than the Maine average and 1.35 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Bath is 1.86 times less than the Maine average and 6.31 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Bath has a daily crime rate that is 1.36 times more than the Maine average and 1.19 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Bath (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Bath in comparison to other Maine communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Bath safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bath being safer than 35% of cities in Maine and 62% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Bath ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bath

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bath is 1 in 1659
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bath is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bath is 1 in 53
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Bath, Maine you have a 1 in 1659 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 55 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bath.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bath, Maine (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Bath has decreased by 59%, the amount of property crime in Bath has decreased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Bath has decreased by 22% year over 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
      Maine2,822220266
      There are a total of 2,822 sex offenders in Maine. This yields a total of 220 sex offenders in Maine per 100,000 residents which is 17% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Richmond, ME1,653234321555
      Littlejohn Island, ME9545549594
      Cousins Island, ME65945549594
      Wiscasset, ME1,2110707707
      Bowdoinham, ME604779341,011
      Boothbay Harbor, ME1,000919581,049
      Lisbon Falls, ME4,100831,0001,083
      Bath, ME8,334601,8451,905

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oak Grove, MN8,3341661,5071,674
      Mason, MI8,3343081,6962,005
      Pukalani, HI8,3322062,3792,586
      Breaux Bridge, LA8,3313357,1277,462
      Helotes, TX8,329631,6291,692
      Bath, ME8,334601,8451,905
      Source: The Bath, ME crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.