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


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

Crime rate in Westbrook, ME

The 2018 crime rate in Westbrook, ME was 153 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 55.9% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Westbrook crime rate fell by 19% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Westbrook has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Westbrook, ME is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Westbrook:

152.8
Gorham:

30.4
Portland:

223.7
South Portland:

130.5
Falmouth:

54.8
Scarborough:

70.2
Cape Elizabeth:

29.5
Windham:

66.5
Cumberland:

16.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Westbrook by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(12.5)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(12.5)
5
(31.0)
11
(68.0)
8
(49.0)
8
(48.3)
12
(71.6)
8
(45.7)
7
(39.9)
11
(62.3)
8
(44.9)
12
(66.7)
9
(49.8)
15
(80.8)
8
(42.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(43.6)
22
(136.6)
10
(61.8)
8
(49.0)
13
(78.4)
15
(89.5)
10
(57.2)
15
(85.5)
6
(34.0)
4
(22.5)
10
(55.6)
7
(38.7)
4
(21.6)
11
(58.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(74.7)
10
(62.1)
22
(135.9)
24
(147.1)
11
(66.3)
12
(71.6)
7
(40.0)
11
(62.7)
20
(113.3)
25
(140.4)
32
(177.9)
24
(132.8)
15
(80.8)
14
(74.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
120
(747.4)
137
(850.5)
111
(685.7)
91
(557.9)
100
(603.2)
95
(566.8)
91
(520.2)
66
(376.0)
78
(442.0)
85
(477.3)
63
(350.2)
60
(331.9)
41
(220.9)
52
(274.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
368
(2,292)
380
(2,359)
411
(2,539)
599
(3,673)
510
(3,076)
541
(3,228)
524
(2,996)
532
(3,031)
485
(2,748)
475
(2,667)
330
(1,834)
367
(2,030)
344
(1,853)
293
(1,549)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(186.8)
35
(217.3)
20
(123.5)
25
(153.3)
25
(150.8)
21
(125.3)
26
(148.6)
10
(57.0)
20
(113.3)
20
(112.3)
17
(94.5)
21
(116.2)
10
(53.9)
13
(68.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(43.6)
6
(37.2)
1
(6.2)
3
(18.4)
5
(30.2)
9
(53.7)
5
(28.6)
4
(22.8)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.2)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)221.8261.9271.9281.6264.8277.2241.3222.2244.0219.8211.1191.7181.2152.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 11 registered sex offenders living in Westbrook, Maine as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westbrook is 1,655 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Westbrook:

108.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Westbrook:

132.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Westbrook:

135.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Westbrook:

183.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Westbrook:

126.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Westbrook:

147.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Westbrook:

113.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Westbrook:

105.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Westbrook:

152.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Westbrook:

132.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Westbrook:

147.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Westbrook:

179.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Westbrook:

142.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Westbrook:

96.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Westbrook:

102.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Westbrook:

63.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Westbrook:

90.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Westbrook:

142.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Westbrook:

144.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Westbrook:

185.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Westbrook:

175.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Westbrook:

245.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Westbrook:

242.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Westbrook:

235.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Westbrook:

276.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Westbrook:

293.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Westbrook:

297.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Westbrook:

318.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Westbrook:

282.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Westbrook:

320.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Westbrook:

292.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Westbrook:

200.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Westbrook:

223.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Westbrook:

196.2
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 2018, including police officers: 44 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 45 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Maine average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 39 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 40 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 39 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 39 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 37 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 34 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 46 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 45 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 37 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Maine average:

1.70

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

Zip codes: 04092.