Augusta, ME Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
636
Total Crimes
3,414.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
37.85%
Above National Average
107 out of 109
In Maine
8,253 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Augusta, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Augusta is 3,414.0 per 100,000 people. That's 37.85% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 150.90% higher than the Maine total crime rate of 1,360.7 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Augusta SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
9

How Does Augusta Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Augusta
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 636 3,414.0 1,360.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.5 5.0
Robbery 12 64.4 14.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 17 91.3 61.3 250.2
Violent Crime 49 263.0 115.2 366.7
Burglary 59 316.7 174.8 340.5
Larceny 519 2,786.0 1,016.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 48.3 54.0 219.9
Property Crime 587 3,151.0 1,245.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Augusta

49.0
Violent Crimes
263.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-28.27%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 380.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Augusta each year. That compares to a 1 in 868.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Augusta is 263.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.27% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 128.40% higher than the Maine violent crime rate of 115.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Augusta

587.0
Property Crimes
3,151.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
49.34%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Augusta each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Augusta is 3,151.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 49.34% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 152.98% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,245.6 per 100,000 people.

Augusta Crime Compared To Maine Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Maine.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Augusta

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Auburn, ME 23,214 545 2,347.7 2,201.3 146.5
Brunswick, ME 20,510 329 1,604.1 1,555.3 48.8
Waterville, ME 16,765 479 2,857.1 2,636.4 220.7
Falmouth, ME 12,378 139 1,123.0 1,098.7 24.2
Topsham, ME 8,863 94 1,060.6 1,004.2 56.4
Yarmouth, ME 8,540 41 480.1 445.0 35.1
Bath, ME 8,309 140 1,684.9 1,636.8 48.1
Winslow, ME 7,598 75 987.1 895.0 92.1
Rockland, ME 7,128 122 1,711.6 1,655.4 56.1
Fairfield, ME 6,534 119 1,821.2 1,652.9 168.4
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