Lewiston, ME Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
682
Total Crimes
1,885.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-26.59%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Lewiston, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lewiston is 1,885.5 per 100,000 people. That's -26.59% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 28.27% 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.

Lewiston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Lewiston
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 682 1,885.5 1,470.0 2,568.4
Murder 2 5.5 1.8 5.0
Robbery 22 60.8 17.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 45 124.4 60.0 246.8
Violent Crime 84 232.2 112.1 368.9
Burglary 89 246.1 202.7 376.0
Larceny 486 1,343.7 1,097.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 23 63.6 58.1 228.9
Property Crime 598 1,653.3 1,357.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Lewiston

84
Violent Crimes
232.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-37.05%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 430.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lewiston each year. That compares to a 1 in 891.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lewiston is 232.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -37.05% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 107.08% higher than the Maine violent crime rate of 112.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lewiston

598
Property Crimes
1,653.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-24.83%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 60.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lewiston each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lewiston is 1,653.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.83% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 21.76% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,357.8 per 100,000 people.

Lewiston 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 Lewiston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Auburn, ME 23,031 815 3,538.7 3,321.6 217.1
Brunswick, ME 20,672 389 1,881.8 1,746.3 135.4
Topsham, ME 8,780 99 1,127.6 1,082.0 45.6
Freeport, ME 8,542 114 1,334.6 1,287.8 46.8
Yarmouth, ME 8,510 35 411.3 376.0 35.3
Bath, ME 8,293 158 1,905.2 1,844.9 60.3
Oxford, ME 4,049 137 3,383.6 3,334.2 49.4
Richmond, ME 3,423 19 555.1 321.4 233.7
Mechanic Falls, ME 2,973 44 1,480.0 1,278.2 201.8
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