Rumford, ME
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With a crime rate of 49 per one thousand residents, Rumford has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 21. Within Maine, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Rumford.

Importantly, when you compare Rumford to other communities of similar population, then Rumford crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Rumford 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 Rumford 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 Rumford.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Rumford occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Rumford; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 516. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Rumford is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Rumford, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 47 per one thousand population.

Rumford Crime Data

 
Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Rumford Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

265

276

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.94

46.69

48.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rumford 1.94
Maine 1.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 516

in Rumford

1 in 769

in Maine
Rumford VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,676
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 * 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.59 0.18 0.18
* 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
Rumford 46.69
Maine 18.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Rumford

1 in 55

in Maine
Rumford Property CRIMES
Population: 5,676
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 56 207 2
Rate per 1,000 9.87 36.47 0.35
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

Rumford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rumford 4
Maine 3