Houlton, ME Arrest Records

Houlton, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 4.28 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 85th safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Houlton, ME property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 22.28 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 106 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 38.01% compared to 2015.

Houlton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Houlton 2016 decreased by 23.27% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 9 to 25 while non-violent crime decreased by 32.64% from 193 to 130.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 106
Burglary 20
Aggravated assault 14
Legacy rape 10
Motor vehicle theft 4

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 Houlton 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 Houlton increased by 177.78% from 2015 and increased by 1150% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 2 to 25. In 2016 violent crime rate in Houlton was 8.7% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.428%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Houlton decreased by 32.64% from 2015 and decreased by 10.96% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 146 to 130. In 2016 property crime rate in Houlton was 21.62% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.228%.

How Houlton stands up against other cities

Houlton vs. Winthrop

You’ll be in more risk in Houlton compared to Winthrop that had 58.44% lower crime rate compared to Houlton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.3993 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1698 in Winthrop city.
Burglary rates of 3.4276 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.0380 in Winthrop.

Houlton vs. Rumford

You’ll be in more safety in Houlton compared to Rumford that had 63.36% higher crime rate compared to Houlton 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 the same as average 0.0000 in Rumford city.
Larceny rates of 18.1662 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 33.6521 in Rumford.

Names with the most arrests in Houlton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Houlton is 0.2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 7.28 daily crimes that occur in Houlton.
  • Houlton is more violent than Winthrop.
  • In Houlton you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Houlton have decreased by 23.27%.