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


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

Crime rate in Mechanic Falls, ME

The 2018 crime rate in Mechanic Falls, ME is 138 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 51.8% U.S. cities. The 2018 Mechanic Falls crime rate rose by 71% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Mechanic Falls has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Mechanic Falls, ME is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Mechanic Falls:

138.2
Oxford:

189.9
Auburn:

222.0
Lewiston:

163.4
Norway:

97.6
Paris:

97.0
Sabattus:

34.2
Bridgton:

103.7
Lisbon:

97.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Mechanic Falls 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
2
(67.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.8)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.0)
2
(66.1)
5
(165.9)
1
(33.2)
5
(166.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(134.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(248.3)
11
(339.7)
15
(460.7)
8
(248.4)
3
(92.5)
5
(153.7)
14
(461.9)
11
(363.6)
11
(365.1)
17
(565.0)
2
(66.6)
13
(434.8)
7
(234.4)
5
(168.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(900.1)
28
(864.7)
32
(982.8)
38
(1,180)
31
(956.2)
22
(676.1)
43
(1,419)
31
(1,025)
19
(630.6)
34
(1,130)
29
(965.7)
14
(468.2)
20
(669.8)
32
(1,076)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
3
(92.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(99.0)
2
(66.1)
1
(33.2)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(134.0)
1
(33.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
City-Data.com crime index53.482.585.164.644.762.4113.585.0113.2104.0103.259.280.7138.2

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 3 registered sex offenders living in Mechanic Falls, Maine as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mechanic Falls is 558 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Mechanic Falls:

134.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Mechanic Falls:

33.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Mechanic Falls:

16.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Mechanic Falls:

116.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Mechanic Falls:

33.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Mechanic Falls:

116.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Mechanic Falls:

33.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Mechanic Falls:

33.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Mechanic Falls:

30.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Mechanic Falls:

0.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Mechanic Falls:

0.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Mechanic Falls:

15.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Mechanic Falls:

46.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Mechanic Falls:

0.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Mechanic Falls:

81.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Mechanic Falls:

49.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Mechanic Falls:

114.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Mechanic Falls:

92.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Mechanic Falls:

100.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Mechanic Falls:

110.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Mechanic Falls:

61.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Mechanic Falls:

174.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Mechanic Falls:

109.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Mechanic Falls:

133.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Mechanic Falls:

178.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Mechanic Falls:

64.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Mechanic Falls:

66.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Mechanic Falls:

108.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Mechanic Falls:

155.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Mechanic Falls:

115.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Mechanic Falls:

94.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Mechanic Falls:

126.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Mechanic Falls:

130.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Mechanic Falls:

83.3
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: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Maine average:

1.67

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

1.67
Maine average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Maine average:

1.67

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

1.55
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Maine average:

1.70

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Mechanic Falls, ME
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 04256.