Orono, ME
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The crime rate in Orono is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 30 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 Orono is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Orono is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Maine, Orono has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Orono to other communities of similar population, then Orono crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Orono does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

For Orono, 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 Orono than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1189, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Orono's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Orono 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 Orono is one in 34.

Orono Crime Data

 
Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Orono Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

313

322

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.84

29.25

30.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Orono 0.84
Maine 1.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,189

in Orono

1 in 769

in Maine
Orono VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,700
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 * 1 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.28 0.09 0.47
* 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
Orono 29.25
Maine 18.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Orono

1 in 55

in Maine
Orono Property CRIMES
Population: 10,700
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 281 3
Rate per 1,000 2.71 26.26 0.28
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

Orono Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Orono 18
Maine 3