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


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

Crime rate in Old Orchard Beach, ME

The 2019 crime rate in Old Orchard Beach, ME is 174 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 63.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Old Orchard Beach crime rate rose by 11% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Old Orchard Beach has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Old Orchard Beach, ME is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Old Orchard Beach:

173.8
Saco:

129.0
Biddeford:

273.7
Scarborough:

80.5
South Portland:

175.4
Cape Elizabeth:

32.2
Kennebunkport:

63.1
Buxton:

71.9
Kennebunk:

51.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Old Orchard Beach by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(42.6)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(96.3)
3
(31.8)
10
(106.4)
7
(74.1)
5
(52.7)
1
(11.6)
9
(103.7)
7
(80.6)
7
(80.4)
3
(34.1)
5
(56.8)
8
(90.5)
3
(33.7)
6
(67.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(32.1)
3
(31.8)
4
(42.6)
6
(63.5)
6
(63.2)
3
(34.8)
3
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.0)
2
(22.8)
3
(34.1)
1
(11.3)
4
(45.0)
2
(22.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(96.3)
7
(74.3)
18
(191.5)
5
(52.9)
16
(168.5)
5
(58.0)
3
(34.6)
4
(46.1)
1
(11.5)
12
(136.5)
9
(102.2)
22
(248.8)
16
(180.0)
16
(178.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
119
(1,273)
62
(658.0)
39
(414.9)
58
(613.7)
64
(674.1)
123
(1,426)
80
(921.9)
67
(771.8)
36
(413.6)
43
(489.2)
46
(522.3)
21
(237.5)
9
(101.2)
17
(190.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
271
(2,898)
199
(2,112)
165
(1,755)
252
(2,666)
238
(2,507)
270
(3,131)
206
(2,374)
183
(2,108)
157
(1,804)
211
(2,400)
172
(1,953)
121
(1,368)
143
(1,609)
86
(961.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(149.7)
17
(180.4)
11
(117.0)
12
(127.0)
15
(158.0)
13
(150.8)
6
(69.1)
5
(57.6)
6
(68.9)
12
(136.5)
6
(68.1)
7
(79.2)
10
(112.5)
4
(44.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(21.4)
4
(42.4)
1
(10.6)
4
(42.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.8)
6
(69.1)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(45.5)
1
(11.4)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.2)
3
(33.5)
City-Data.com crime index322.9194.8329.9269.8254.9268.5311.4216.7180.1202.6196.2203.2156.9173.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 17 registered sex offenders living in Old Orchard Beach, Maine as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Old Orchard Beach is 514 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Old Orchard Beach:

190.0
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Old Orchard Beach:

146.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Old Orchard Beach:

220.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Old Orchard Beach:

124.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Old Orchard Beach:

113.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Old Orchard Beach:

97.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Old Orchard Beach:

103.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Old Orchard Beach:

184.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Old Orchard Beach:

58.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Old Orchard Beach:

168.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Old Orchard Beach:

153.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Old Orchard Beach:

308.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Old Orchard Beach:

84.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Old Orchard Beach:

160.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Old Orchard Beach:

149.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Old Orchard Beach:

67.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Old Orchard Beach:

203.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Old Orchard Beach:

154.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Old Orchard Beach:

92.8
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Old Orchard Beach:

117.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Old Orchard Beach:

127.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Old Orchard Beach:

212.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Old Orchard Beach:

238.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Old Orchard Beach:

183.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Old Orchard Beach:

268.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Old Orchard Beach:

313.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Old Orchard Beach:

464.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Old Orchard Beach:

283.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Old Orchard Beach:

275.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Old Orchard Beach:

188.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Old Orchard Beach:

264.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Old Orchard Beach:

421.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Old Orchard Beach:

291.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Old Orchard Beach:

195.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Old Orchard Beach:

240.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Old Orchard Beach:

287.2
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 2019, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Maine average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 24 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Maine average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Maine average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Maine average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 27 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 26 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Maine average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 26 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 25 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 25 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Maine average:

1.70

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Old Orchard Beach, ME
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 04063, 04064.