Bangor, ME Arrest Records

Bangor, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.32 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 100th safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Bangor, ME property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 41.53 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,123 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 3.41% compared to 2015.

Bangor Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bangor 2016 increased by 6.23% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 56 to 75 while non-violent crime increased by 5.02% from 1,276 to 1,340.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,123
Burglary 180
Motor vehicle theft 37
Robbery 30
Aggravated assault 30

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 Bangor 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 Bangor increased by 33.93% from 2015 and increased by 8.7% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 69 to 75. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bangor was 50.46% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.232%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Bangor increased by 5.02% from 2015 and decreased by 19.86% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,672 to 1,340. In 2016 property crime rate in Bangor was 46.12% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.153%.

How Bangor stands up against other cities

Bangor vs. Lewiston

You’ll be in more risk in Bangor compared to Lewiston that had 50.64% lower crime rate compared to Bangor according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.9298 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.8858 in Lewiston city.
Larceny rates of 34.8066 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 14.6432 in Lewiston.

Bangor vs. South Portland

You’ll be in more risk in Bangor compared to South Portland that had 43.16% lower crime rate compared to Bangor according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.9298 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4284 in South Portland city.
Arson rates of 0.0310 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0389 in South Portland.

Names with the most arrests in Bangor

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 39.58% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bangor is 0.32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 12.02 daily crimes that occur in Bangor.
  • Bangor is more violent than Lewiston.
  • In Bangor you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bangor have increased by 6.23%.