Van Buren, ME Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
10
Total Crimes
507.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-79.53%
Below National Average
17 out of 109
In Maine
1,510 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Van Buren, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Van Buren is 507.1 per 100,000 people. That's -79.53% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -62.73% lower 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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Van Buren SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
3
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
8.5
Amenities
4
Education
4
Commute
8.5

How Does Van Buren Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Van Buren
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 10 507.1 1,360.7 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.5 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 14.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 101.4 61.3 250.2
Violent Crime 2 101.4 115.2 366.7
Burglary 0 0.0 174.8 340.5
Larceny 7 355.0 1,016.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 50.7 54.0 219.9
Property Crime 8 405.7 1,245.6 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Van Buren

2.0
Violent Crimes
101.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-72.34%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 986.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Van Buren each year. That compares to a 1 in 868.4 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Van Buren is 101.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -72.34% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -11.93% lower than the Maine violent crime rate of 115.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Van Buren

8.0
Property Crimes
405.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-80.77%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 246.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Van Buren each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Van Buren is 405.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -80.77% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -67.43% lower than the Maine property crime rate of 1,245.6 per 100,000 people.

Van Buren 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 Van Buren

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Presque Isle, ME 8,918 248 2,780.9 2,523.0 257.9
Caribou, ME 7,548 134 1,775.3 1,669.3 106.0
Fort Kent, ME 3,816 20 524.1 524.1 0.0
Madawaska, ME 3,662 35 955.8 955.8 0.0
Fort Fairfield, ME 3,256 12 368.6 337.8 30.7
Limestone, ME 2,200 20 909.1 818.2 90.9
Washburn, ME 1,533 36 2,348.3 2,217.9 130.5
Ashland, ME 1,206 4 331.7 165.8 165.8
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