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Data on this report is based on areas within the legal city boundary, outlined in black on the map. Any additional neighborhoods shown on the map are associated with the city by name and are included for reference only.



York, ME crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2022 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2023 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2023 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 about Scout's Crime Data

York is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (63%) and also has a lower crime rate than 42% of the communities in Maine, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in York is one in 144 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43.

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

For York, 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 York than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1555, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in York; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 6 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

York Crime Data

total Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. neighborhoods.

York Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

88

97

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.64

6.29

6.93

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.64
1.03
National Median: 4
    York
    Maine

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,555

in York

1 in 968

in Maine

York Violent Crimes

Population: 13,998
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.50

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,156 133,294 220,450 893,980
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 0.66 2.68

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.29
12.13
National Median: 20
    York
    Maine

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 159

in York

1 in 82

in Maine

Property Crimes

Population: 13,998
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 67 8
Rate per 1,000 0.93 4.79 0.57

United States Property Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,293 4,672,363 942,173
Rate per 1,000 2.70 14.02 2.83

York Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
2
2
National Median: 27.0
    York
    Maine