Kittery, ME
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Kittery, 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

Kittery has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kittery is 1 in 69. How does Kittery fare compared to other communities in Maine of all population sizes? Kittery's crime rate is lower than approximately 36% of Maine communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Kittery has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Kittery 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 Kittery 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 Kittery.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Kittery's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Kittery is one in 878.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Kittery; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Kittery Crime Data

 

Crime Index

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

Kittery Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

128

139

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.14

13.26

14.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kittery 1.14
Maine 1.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 878

in Kittery

1 in 769

in Maine

Kittery VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 9,653
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 2 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.21 0.83
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Kittery 13.26
Maine 18.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Kittery

1 in 55

in Maine

Kittery Property CRIMES

Population: 9,653
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 114 0
Rate per 1,000 1.45 11.81 0.00

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

Kittery Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kittery 8
Maine 3