Ellsworth, ME Arrest Records

Ellsworth, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.76 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 91st safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Ellsworth, ME property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 30.71 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 204 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 18.40% compared to 2015.

Ellsworth Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ellsworth 2016 decreased by 21.52% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 13 to 6 while non-violent crime decreased by 20.13% from 303 to 242.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 204
Burglary 31
Motor vehicle theft 7
Aggravated assault 3
Robbery 2

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 Ellsworth 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 Ellsworth decreased by 53.85% from 2015 and increased by 50% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 6. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ellsworth was 83.78% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.076%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Ellsworth decreased by 20.13% from 2015 and decreased by 12.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 277 to 242. In 2016 property crime rate in Ellsworth was 8.03% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.071%.

How Ellsworth stands up against other cities

Ellsworth vs. Caribou

You’ll be in more risk in Ellsworth compared to Caribou that had 45.03% lower crime rate compared to Ellsworth according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.3807 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.9036 in Caribou city.
Burglary rates of 3.9335 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.2271 in Caribou.

Ellsworth vs. Buxton

You’ll be in more risk in Ellsworth compared to Buxton that had 68.11% lower crime rate compared to Ellsworth according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.3807 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.1015 in Buxton city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.8882 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1224 in Buxton.

Names with the most arrests in Ellsworth

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 66.67% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ellsworth is 0.05% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.62 daily crimes that occur in Ellsworth.
  • Ellsworth is more violent than Caribou.
  • In Ellsworth you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ellsworth have decreased by 21.52%.