Kennebunk, ME
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Kennebunk, ME crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Kennebunk is safer than 78% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Maine, only on the order of 30% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Kennebunk. If you live in Kennebunk, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 122. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Kennebunk has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Kennebunk is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Kennebunk 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 Kennebunk.

For Kennebunk, 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 Kennebunk than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2242, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Kennebunk is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Kennebunk than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 129.

Kennebunk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

78

(100 is safest)


Safer than 78% of U.S. Cities

Kennebunk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

87

92

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.45

7.76

8.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kennebunk 0.45
Maine 1.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,242

in Kennebunk

1 in 769

in Maine

Kennebunk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,209
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.45

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Kennebunk 7.76
Maine 18.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 129

in Kennebunk

1 in 55

in Maine

Kennebunk Property CRIMES

Population: 11,209
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 67 3
Rate per 1,000 1.52 5.98 0.27

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

Kennebunk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kennebunk 3
Maine 3

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