Lewiston, ME Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
736
Total Crimes
2,033.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-13.30%
Below National Average
87 out of 109
In Maine
5,788 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Lewiston, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lewiston is 2,033.9 per 100,000 people. That's -13.30% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 60.82% higher than the Maine total crime rate of 1,264.8 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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Lewiston SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lewiston
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 736 2,033.9 1,264.8 2,346.0
Murder 2 5.5 1.6 6.5
Robbery 16 44.2 12.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 53 146.5 58.4 279.7
Violent Crime 97 268.1 108.6 387.8
Burglary 81 223.8 148.8 314.2
Larceny 519 1,434.3 943.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 39 107.8 63.8 246.0
Property Crime 639 1,765.9 1,156.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Lewiston

97
Violent Crimes
268.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-30.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 373.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lewiston each year. That compares to a 1 in 921.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lewiston is 268.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.88% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 146.87% higher than the Maine violent crime rate of 108.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lewiston

639
Property Crimes
1,765.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-9.82%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 56.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lewiston each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lewiston is 1,765.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -9.82% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 52.73% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,156.2 per 100,000 people.

Lewiston 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 Lewiston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Auburn, ME 23,455 564 2,404.6 2,208.5 196.1
Brunswick, ME 20,566 203 987.1 909.3 77.8
Topsham, ME 8,891 75 843.5 798.6 45.0
Freeport, ME 8,637 79 914.7 868.4 46.3
Yarmouth, ME 8,617 59 684.7 626.7 58.0
Bath, ME 8,322 98 1,177.6 1,129.5 48.1
Oxford, ME 4,095 120 2,930.4 2,832.7 97.7
Richmond, ME 3,477 16 460.2 431.4 28.8
Mechanic Falls, ME 2,974 38 1,277.7 1,008.7 269.0
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