Bath, ME
Crime Rates


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Bath, ME crime analytics

The crime rate in Bath is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Bath is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Bath is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maine, Bath has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Bath compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Bath with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Bath's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bath does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Bath.

For Bath, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Bath than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2076, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bath's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Bath a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Bath is one in 44.

Bath Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Bath Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bath 0.48
Maine 1.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,076

in Bath

1 in 769

in Maine
Population: 8,305
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.48
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bath 22.64
Maine 18.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Bath

1 in 55

in Maine
Bath Property CRIMES
Population: 8,305
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 169 5
Rate per 1,000 1.69 20.35 0.60
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Bath Crimes Per Square Mile

Bath 15
Maine 3