Reported Annual Crime In Damariscotta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamariscotta/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)3,0011,6282,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDamariscotta/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.75.3
Rape0n/a0.035.441.7
Robbery0n/a0.018.698.0
Assault1n/a46.265.3248.9
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)46121383
Burglary5n/a230.8249.6430.4
Theft59n/a2,723.91,198.11,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.059.4237.4
Property crime64n/a (estimate)2,9551,5072,362

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The Damariscotta crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Damariscotta 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 Damariscotta crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Damariscotta is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.22 daily crimes that occur in Damariscotta.
  • Damariscotta is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Damariscotta you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Damariscotta has increased by 28%.

Compare Damariscotta, ME Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Damariscotta (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Damariscotta (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Damariscotta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Damariscotta is 1 in 2166
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Damariscotta is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Damariscotta is 1 in 34

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

Damariscotta police department

ItemDamariscottaMaineNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)61,653558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.13.3
There are a total of 6 Damariscotta police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32% greater than the Maine average and 16.4% 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
Wiscasset, ME1,21127679707
Newcastle, ME62567838905
Waldoboro, ME1,1241191,0351,155
Gardiner, ME5,670361,5201,556
Damariscotta, ME1,056462,9553,001

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Andover, OH1,0561461,1851,331
Coal Hill, AR1,0562601,4421,702
Riverdale Park, CA1,0562521,4021,654
Clear Lake, WA1,0561071,1181,225
Millport, AL1,0562471,3911,638
Damariscotta, ME1,056462,9553,001
Source: The Damariscotta, 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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