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Crime rate in Buxton, Maine (ME): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Buxton, ME compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Buxton, ME

The 2018 crime rate in Buxton, ME is 66 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 24.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Buxton crime rate fell by 30% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Buxton has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Buxton, ME is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Buxton:

66.3
Gorham:

30.4
Westbrook:

152.8
Saco:

123.3
Scarborough:

70.2
Old Orchard Beach:

156.9
Biddeford:

248.5
South Portland:

130.5
Windham:

66.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Buxton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.3)
2
(24.7)
3
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.3)
1
(12.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(36.7)
3
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.1)
2
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(61.8)
7
(85.8)
3
(36.2)
2
(24.5)
2
(24.6)
2
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.7)
10
(123.4)
4
(49.4)
6
(73.4)
9
(110.1)
13
(158.1)
7
(84.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(234.9)
29
(355.3)
41
(494.9)
15
(183.4)
14
(172.0)
22
(269.0)
37
(460.6)
32
(395.9)
25
(308.5)
27
(333.5)
19
(232.6)
23
(281.5)
13
(158.1)
9
(108.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(1,076)
74
(906.5)
72
(869.1)
51
(623.5)
46
(565.2)
67
(819.2)
59
(734.5)
70
(866.0)
68
(839.2)
85
(1,050)
64
(783.4)
49
(599.7)
54
(656.8)
51
(615.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(123.6)
12
(147.0)
6
(72.4)
1
(12.2)
3
(36.9)
8
(97.8)
1
(12.4)
2
(24.7)
5
(61.7)
9
(111.2)
7
(85.7)
1
(12.2)
3
(36.5)
4
(48.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.3)
2
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index111.497.486.143.642.594.983.879.294.7115.0105.966.795.066.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Buxton, Maine as of September 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buxton is 536 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Buxton:

60.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Buxton:

109.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Buxton:

55.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Buxton:

85.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Buxton:

67.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Buxton:

74.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Buxton:

24.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Buxton:

31.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Buxton:

55.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Buxton:

12.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Buxton:

12.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Buxton:

24.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Buxton:

55.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Buxton:

68.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Buxton:

83.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Buxton:

97.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Buxton:

128.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Buxton:

59.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Buxton:

69.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Buxton:

88.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Buxton:

98.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Buxton:

135.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Buxton:

112.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Buxton:

126.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Buxton:

130.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Buxton:

109.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Buxton:

68.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Buxton:

69.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Buxton:

153.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Buxton:

138.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Buxton:

119.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Buxton:

150.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Buxton:

173.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Buxton:

168.6
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 12 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 10 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.61
Maine average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 15 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.49
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Maine average:

1.70

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Buxton, ME
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 04093.