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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 43%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOld Orchard Beach/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime132n/a (estimate)1,4761,3612,489
Murder1n/a11.21.55.0
Rape6n/a67.138.442.6
Robbery2n/a22.414.081.6
Assault16n/a178.961.3250.2
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)279115379
Burglary17n/a190.0174.8340.5
Theft86n/a961.31,016.71,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a44.754.0219.9
Property crime107n/a (estimate)1,1961,2462,110

Key findings

  • Old Orchard Beach crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Old Orchard Beach are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Old Orchard Beach you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Old Orchard Beach is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Old Orchard Beach has decreased by 29%

Old Orchard Beach crime map

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The Old Orchard Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Old Orchard Beach as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Old Orchard Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Old Orchard Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Old Orchard Beach on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Maine and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Old Orchard Beach (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maine, are 1.08 times more than the state average and 1.69 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Old Orchard Beach on a daily basis are 2.43 times more than than Maine average and 1.36 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Old Orchard Beach are 1.04 times less than the daily state average and 1.76 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Old Orchard Beach (higher is better)

      How safe is Old Orchard Beach, Maine compared to other cities in Maine and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Old Orchard Beach is safer than 21% of the cities in Maine and 46% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Maine and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Old Orchard Beach. Overall, Old Orchard Beach is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Old Orchard Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Old Orchard Beach is 1 in 358
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Old Orchard Beach is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Old Orchard Beach is 1 in 68
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Old Orchard Beach, Maine you have a 1 in 358 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 84 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Old Orchard Beach.

      Year Over Year Crime In Old Orchard Beach (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Old Orchard Beach is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Old Orchard Beach violent crime rates have increased by 8%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 34% year over year. Total crimes for Old Orchard Beach has decreased by 29% in the same time frame.

      Old Orchard Beach police department

      ItemOld Orchard BeachMaineNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)221,653558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.13.3
      There are a total of 22 Old Orchard Beach police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23% greater than the Maine average and 22% 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
      West Kennebunk, ME1,01116175191
      Falmouth Foreside, ME1,63716175191
      Kennebunk, ME5,57969396465
      South Windham, ME1,11749526575
      Gorham, ME6,33139735774
      Kennebunkport, ME1,08955792847
      Falmouth, ME2,018241,0991,123
      Old Orchard Beach, ME8,7272791,1961,476

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      Thief River Falls, MN8,726681,4961,564
      South San Gabriel, CA8,7254342,2952,729
      Clanton, AL8,7304612,4112,872
      Fairless Hills, PA8,7302211,0111,232
      Midland, WA8,7303563,2513,608
      Old Orchard Beach, ME8,7272791,1961,476
      Source: The Old Orchard Beach, ME crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.