Biddeford, ME Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
737
Total Crimes
3,424.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
33.35%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Biddeford, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Biddeford is 3,424.9 per 100,000 people. That's 33.35% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 132.99% 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.

Biddeford SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Biddeford
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 737 3,424.9 1,470.0 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 1.8 5.0
Robbery 9 41.8 17.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 39 181.2 60.0 246.8
Violent Crime 64 297.4 112.1 368.9
Burglary 75 348.5 202.7 376.0
Larceny 573 2,662.8 1,097.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 25 116.2 58.1 228.9
Property Crime 673 3,127.5 1,357.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Biddeford

64
Violent Crimes
297.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-19.38%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 336.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Biddeford each year. That compares to a 1 in 891.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Biddeford is 297.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -19.38% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 165.19% higher than the Maine violent crime rate of 112.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Biddeford

673
Property Crimes
3,127.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
42.19%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 32.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Biddeford each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Biddeford is 3,127.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 42.19% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 130.33% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,357.8 per 100,000 people.

Biddeford 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 Biddeford

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Portland, ME 66,997 1,818 2,713.6 2,427.0 286.6
South Portland, ME 25,557 491 1,921.2 1,780.3 140.9
Scarborough, ME 20,072 260 1,295.3 1,260.5 34.9
Saco, ME 19,628 330 1,681.3 1,574.3 107.0
Westbrook, ME 18,915 391 2,067.1 1,892.7 174.5
Gorham, ME 17,609 97 550.9 528.1 22.7
Kennebunk, ME 11,463 57 497.3 444.9 52.3
Old Orchard Beach, ME 8,890 185 2,081.0 1,822.3 258.7
Kennebunkport, ME 3,632 29 798.5 770.9 27.5
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