Machias, ME Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
37
Total Crimes
1,800.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-27.30%
Below National Average
82 out of 109
In Maine
5,664 out of 9,891
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 1,800.5 per 100,000 people. That's -27.30% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 32.32% 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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Machias SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
1/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
4
Education
6
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 37 1,800.5 1,360.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.5 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 14.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1 48.7 61.3 250.2
Violent Crime 2 97.3 115.2 366.7
Burglary 6 292.0 174.8 340.5
Larceny 28 1,362.5 1,016.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 48.7 54.0 219.9
Property Crime 35 1,703.2 1,245.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Machias

2.0
Violent Crimes
97.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-73.46%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,027.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Machias each year. That compares to a 1 in 868.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Machias is 97.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -73.46% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -15.49% lower than the Maine violent crime rate of 115.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Machias

35.0
Property Crimes
1,703.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-19.28%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 58.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Machias each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Machias is 1,703.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -19.28% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 36.74% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,245.6 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 8,088 180 2,225.5 2,151.3 74.2
Bar Harbor, ME 7,682 65 846.1 807.1 39.1
Calais, ME 2,973 67 2,253.6 2,051.8 201.8
Southwest Harbor, ME 1,795 19 1,058.5 1,002.8 55.7
Eastport, ME 1,251 10 799.4 559.6 239.8
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