Bangor, ME Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,356
Total Crimes
4,271.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
66.31%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Bangor, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bangor is 4,271.4 per 100,000 people. That's 66.31% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 190.58% higher than the Maine total crime rate of 1,470.0 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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Bangor SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Bangor
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,356 4,271.4 1,470.0 2,568.4
Murder 4 12.6 1.8 5.0
Robbery 15 47.3 17.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 33 104.0 60.0 246.8
Violent Crime 56 176.4 112.1 368.9
Burglary 89 280.4 202.7 376.0
Larceny 1,151 3,625.7 1,097.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 60 189.0 58.1 228.9
Property Crime 1,300 4,095.0 1,357.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Bangor

56
Violent Crimes
176.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-52.18%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 566.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bangor each year. That compares to a 1 in 891.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bangor is 176.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -52.18% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 57.29% higher than the Maine violent crime rate of 112.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bangor

1,300
Property Crimes
4,095.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
86.18%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bangor each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bangor is 4,095.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 86.18% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 201.59% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,357.8 per 100,000 people.

Bangor 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 Bangor

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Waterville, ME 16,729 566 3,383.3 3,204.0 179.3
Orono, ME 11,451 100 873.3 786.0 87.3
Brewer, ME 8,984 278 3,094.4 2,960.8 133.6
Skowhegan, ME 8,223 283 3,441.6 3,137.5 304.0
Ellsworth, ME 8,008 188 2,347.7 2,272.7 74.9
Winslow, ME 7,589 93 1,225.5 1,133.2 92.2
Hampden, ME 7,336 47 640.7 613.4 27.3
Belfast, ME 6,765 99 1,463.4 1,389.5 73.9
Bucksport, ME 4,914 38 773.3 753.0 20.4
Newport, ME 3,273 66 2,016.5 1,833.2 183.3
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