Saco, ME Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
330
Total Crimes
1,681.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.54%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Saco, ME?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Saco is 1,681.3 per 100,000 people. That's -34.54% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 14.38% 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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Saco SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Saco
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 330 1,681.3 1,470.0 2,568.4
Murder 1 5.1 1.8 5.0
Robbery 4 20.4 17.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 10 50.9 60.0 246.8
Violent Crime 21 107.0 112.1 368.9
Burglary 48 244.5 202.7 376.0
Larceny 251 1,278.8 1,097.1 1,594.6
Car Theft 10 50.9 58.1 228.9
Property Crime 309 1,574.3 1,357.8 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Saco

21
Violent Crimes
107.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-71.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 934.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Saco each year. That compares to a 1 in 891.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Saco is 107.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -71.00% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -4.60% lower than the Maine violent crime rate of 112.1 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Saco

309
Property Crimes
1,574.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-28.43%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 63.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Saco each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Saco is 1,574.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.43% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 15.94% higher than the Maine property crime rate of 1,357.8 per 100,000 people.

Saco 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 Saco

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
Biddeford, ME 21,519 737 3,424.9 3,127.5 297.4
Scarborough, ME 20,072 260 1,295.3 1,260.5 34.9
Westbrook, ME 18,915 391 2,067.1 1,892.7 174.5
Gorham, ME 17,609 97 550.9 528.1 22.7
Falmouth, ME 12,307 94 763.8 706.9 56.9
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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