Machias, ME Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
35
Total Crimes
1,743.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.67%
Below National Average
80 out of 109
In Maine
5,183 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Machias, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Machias is 1,743.9 per 100,000 people. That's -25.67% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 37.88% 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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Machias SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
4
Education
7
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Machias
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 35 1,743.9 1,264.8 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 1.6 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 12.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 7 348.8 58.4 279.7
Violent Crime 7 348.8 108.6 387.8
Burglary 5 249.1 148.8 314.2
Larceny 21 1,046.3 943.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 2 99.7 63.8 246.0
Property Crime 28 1,395.1 1,156.2 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Machias

7
Violent Crimes
348.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-10.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 286.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Machias each year. That compares to a 1 in 921.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Machias is 348.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -10.06% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 221.22% higher than the Maine violent crime rate of 108.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Machias

28
Property Crimes
1,395.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-28.76%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 71.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Machias each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Machias is 1,395.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.76% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 20.67% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,156.2 per 100,000 people.

Machias 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 Machias

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Ellsworth, ME 8,231 186 2,259.7 2,162.6 97.2
Bar Harbor, ME 7,716 45 583.2 518.4 64.8
Calais, ME 2,993 65 2,171.7 2,104.9 66.8
Southwest Harbor, ME 1,795 31 1,727.0 1,727.0 0.0
Eastport, ME 1,258 26 2,066.8 1,907.8 159.0
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