Yarmouth, ME
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Yarmouth is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 79% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Yarmouth is one in 124. Compared to communities within Maine, Yarmouth‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 72% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Yarmouth, 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 Yarmouth than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4272, 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 Yarmouth 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 Yarmouth than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 128.

Yarmouth Crime Data

 
Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Yarmouth Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

67

69

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.23

7.84

8.08

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Yarmouth 0.23
Maine 1.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,272

in Yarmouth

1 in 769

in Maine
Yarmouth VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,543
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 * 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.12
* 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
Yarmouth 7.84
Maine 18.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 128

in Yarmouth

1 in 55

in Maine
Yarmouth Property CRIMES
Population: 8,543
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 46 2
Rate per 1,000 2.22 5.38 0.23
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

Yarmouth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Yarmouth 5
Maine 3