Auburn, ME Arrest Records

Auburn, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.88 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 93rd safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Auburn, ME property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 31.97 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 649 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 4.68% compared to 2015.

Auburn Crime Rate

Total arrests in Auburn 2016 increased by 3.07% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 23 to 43 while non-violent crime increased by 0.41% from 727 to 730.

5 Crimes In Auburn, ME in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 649
Burglary 66
Aggravated assault 22
Motor vehicle theft 15
Legacy rape 14

Other Cities in Maine with the Most Arrests

Among the 102 cities in state the most dangerous is Portland with 196 violent crimes that’s 15.63% of total of 1,254. Mexico has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 22 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Mexico 68.34
Skowhegan 46.61
Bangor 43.86
Rumford 43.39
Waterville 42.82

Safest Cities in Maine

Are you planning a move to Maine? Here are the safest cities in Maine with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Auburn is 1 out of 653 down by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Brewer and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Cumberland.

City Arrests
Richmond 3.83
Rangeley 6.09
Fort Kent 6.35
Monmouth 6.74
North Berwick 6.85

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Auburn increased by 86.96% from 2015 and decreased by 0% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 43 to 43. In 2016 violent crime rate in Auburn was 59.87% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.188%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Auburn increased by 0.41% from 2015 and decreased by 33.27% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,094 to 730. In 2016 property crime rate in Auburn was 12.46% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.197%.

How Auburn stands up against other cities

Auburn vs. Biddeford

You’ll be in more safety in Auburn compared to Biddeford that had 13.25% higher crime rate compared to Auburn according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0470 in Biddeford city.
Arson rates of 0.1752 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4698 in Biddeford.

Auburn vs. Sanford

You’ll be in more safety in Auburn compared to Sanford that had 8.77% higher crime rate compared to Auburn according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.3065 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1913 in Sanford city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6569 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.3388 in Sanford.

Names with the most arrests in Auburn

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Auburn is 0.02% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 9.27 daily crimes that occur in Auburn.
  • Auburn is safer than Biddeford.
  • In Auburn you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Auburn have increased by 3.07%.