Crime Trend in Maine

There were 1,548 violent crimes, 20 murders, 16,743 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Maine

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 1,548 115.2 [51]
2018 1,500 112.0 [51]
2017 1,617 121.0 [52]
2016 1,649 124.0 [52]
2015 1,729 130.1 [53]
2014 1,698 127.6 [53]
2013 1,615 121.6 [54]
2012 1,626 122.4 [54]
2011 1,636 123.2 [55]
2010 1,621 122.1 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Maine

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 20 1.5 [51]
2018 23 1.7 [51]
2017 23 1.7 [52]
2016 20 1.5 [52]
2015 23 1.7 [53]
2014 21 1.6 [53]
2013 24 1.8 [54]
2012 26 2.0 [54]
2011 26 2.0 [55]
2010 24 1.8 [55]

The number of robberies in Maine

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 188 14.0 [51]
2018 228 17.0 [51]
2017 249 18.6 [52]
2016 268 20.1 [52]
2015 311 23.4 [53]
2014 304 22.9 [53]
2013 335 25.2 [54]
2012 420 31.6 [54]
2011 369 27.8 [55]
2010 412 31.0 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Maine

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 824 61.3 [51]
2018 802 59.9 [51]
2017 872 65.3 [52]
2016 948 71.3 [52]
2015 921 69.3 [53]
2014 889 66.8 [53]
2013 912 68.7 [54]
2012 808 60.8 [54]
2011 848 63.8 [55]
2010 796 60.0 [55]

The number of property crimes in Maine

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 16,743 1245.6 [51]
2018 18,201 1359.2 [51]
2017 20,133 1507.1 [52]
2016 21,908 1646.9 [52]
2015 24,327 1830.0 [53]
2014 26,427 1986.6 [53]
2013 30,447 2292.2 [54]
2012 33,398 2514.0 [54]
2011 33,809 2545.5 [55]
2010 32,900 2478.6 [55]

The number of burglaries in Maine

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 2,350 174.8 [51]
2018 2,712 202.5 [51]
2017 3,334 249.6 [52]
2016 4,001 300.8 [52]
2015 4,684 352.4 [53]
2014 5,035 378.5 [53]
2013 6,483 488.1 [54]
2012 7,476 562.7 [54]
2011 7,854 591.3 [55]
2010 7,364 554.8 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Maine

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 13,667 1016.7 [51]
2018 14,712 1098.7 [51]
2017 16,006 1198.1 [52]
2016 17,131 1287.8 [52]
2015 18,829 1416.4 [53]
2014 20,591 1547.9 [53]
2013 23,050 1735.3 [54]
2012 24,931 1876.6 [54]
2011 24,877 1873.0 [55]
2010 24,547 1849.3 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Maine

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 726 54.0 [51]
2018 777 58.0 [51]
2017 793 59.4 [52]
2016 776 58.3 [52]
2015 814 61.2 [53]
2014 801 60.2 [53]
2013 914 68.8 [54]
2012 991 74.6 [54]
2011 1,078 81.2 [55]
2010 989 74.5 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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