Reported Annual Crime In Old Orchard Beach

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOld Orchard Beach/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime180n/a (estimate)2,0361,6282,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOld Orchard Beach/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.75.3
Rape8n/a90.535.441.7
Robbery1n/a11.318.698.0
Assault22n/a248.865.3248.9
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)351121394
Burglary21n/a237.5249.6430.4
Theft121n/a1,368.51,198.11,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a79.259.4237.4
Property crime149n/a (estimate)1,6851,5072,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Old Orchard Beach, ME is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Old Orchard Beach, ME. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Old Orchard Beach, ME averages 25% higher than the rest of Maine while the rate of crime on a national scale is 26% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Old Orchard Beach, ME is 190% higher than the average rate of crime in Maine and 11% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 12% higher than the remainder of the state of Maine and 29% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Old Orchard Beach, ME area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Old Orchard Beach is 26% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.58 daily crimes that occur in Old Orchard Beach.
  • Old Orchard Beach is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Old Orchard Beach you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Old Orchard Beach has decreased by 37%.

Compare Old Orchard Beach, ME Crime To Other Cities

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Old Orchard Beach, ME on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Maine. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Old Orchard Beach, ME (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Maine state wide, are 1.25 times more than the state average and 1.35 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Old Orchard Beach, ME on a daily bases are 2.90 times more than than Maine average and 1.12 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Old Orchard Beach, ME are 1.12 times more than the daily state average and 1.40 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Old Orchard Beach (higher is better)

How safe is Old Orchard Beach, ME compared to other cities in Maine and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Old Orchard Beach, ME is safer than 12% of the cities in Maine and 38% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Maine and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Old Orchard Beach, ME. Overall, Old Orchard Beach, ME 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 286
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Old Orchard Beach is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Old Orchard Beach is 1 in 50
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Old Orchard Beach, ME? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Old Orchard Beach, ME you have a 1 in 286 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 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Old Orchard Beach, ME.

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

Determining whether Old Orchard Beach, ME is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Old Orchard Beach, ME has increased by 82% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 44% year over year. Total crimes for Old Orchard Beach, ME has decreased by 37% 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
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
Falmouth Foreside, ME1,63717212228
West Kennebunk, ME1,01117212228
Kennebunk, ME5,57961403465
Kennebunkport, ME1,08928555583
South Windham, ME1,11751637688
Gorham, ME6,33163627689
Falmouth, ME2,018339951,028
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,7273511,6852,036

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Thief River Falls, MN8,7261252,8452,969
South San Gabriel, CA8,7254422,4592,901
Fairless Hills, PA8,7302261,1891,414
Midland, WA8,7303693,8484,217
Clanton, AL8,7304722,6663,139
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,7273511,6852,036
Source: The Old Orchard Beach, 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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