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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 83%
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 peopleYarmouth/100k peopleMaine/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)4111,4702,580
Murder0n/a0.01.85.0
Rape3n/a35.333.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.017.086.2
Assault0n/a0.060.0246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)35112381
Burglary7n/a82.3202.7376.0
Theft24n/a282.01,097.11,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a11.858.1228.9
Property crime32n/a (estimate)3761,3582,200

Key findings

  • Yarmouth crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Yarmouth are 91% lower than the national average
  • In Yarmouth you have a 1 in 244 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Yarmouth is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Yarmouth has decreased by 47%

Yarmouth crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Yarmouth (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Yarmouth, ME per 100,000 people. In Yarmouth, the total number of daily crimes is 3.57 times less than the Maine average and 6.27 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Yarmouth is 3.18 times less than the Maine average and 10.80 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Yarmouth has a daily crime rate that is 3.61 times less than the Maine average and 5.85 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Yarmouth (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Yarmouth in comparison to other Maine communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Yarmouth safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Yarmouth being safer than 94% of cities in Maine and 92% 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 Yarmouth. In conclusion, Yarmouth ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yarmouth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yarmouth is 1 in 2837
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yarmouth is 1 in 266
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Yarmouth is 1 in 244
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Yarmouth, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2837. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 266 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Yarmouth is 1 in 244.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Yarmouth, 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 Yarmouth has decreased by 50%, the amount of property crime in Yarmouth has decreased by 47%, and the total amount of crime in Yarmouth has decreased by 47% year over year.

      Yarmouth police department

      ItemYarmouthMaineNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)131,653558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
      There are a total of 13 Yarmouth police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.7% less than the Maine average and 52.3% 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
      Falmouth Foreside, ME1,63716191206
      Cumberland Center, ME2,47518213231
      Gray, ME1,31741501542
      Gorham, ME6,33123528551
      Cousins Island, ME65945549594
      Littlejohn Island, ME9545549594
      South Windham, ME1,11747574621
      Yarmouth, ME5,70935376411

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Windcrest, TX5,7091854,2454,431
      Deer Park, OH5,70735652688
      Blauvelt, NY5,711153629781
      West Clarkston-Highland, WA5,7063353,1613,496
      Marlin, TX5,7055303,0503,580
      Yarmouth, ME5,70935376411
      Source: The Yarmouth, 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.