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


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

Crime rate in Biddeford, ME

The 2018 crime rate in Biddeford, ME is 248 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 76.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Biddeford crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Biddeford has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Biddeford, ME is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Biddeford:

248.5
Saco:

123.3
Old Orchard Beach:

156.9
Kennebunk:

37.1
Kennebunkport:

41.0
Scarborough:

70.2
Buxton:

66.3
Wells:

52.9
South Portland:

130.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Biddeford 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)
2
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.3)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
19
(86.7)
19
(86.1)
28
(126.8)
20
(92.3)
11
(51.2)
17
(79.0)
14
(65.8)
5
(23.4)
19
(89.1)
17
(79.8)
14
(65.6)
13
(61.1)
16
(74.8)
16
(74.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(41.1)
14
(63.4)
21
(95.1)
28
(129.3)
20
(93.1)
18
(83.7)
21
(98.7)
13
(60.7)
24
(112.5)
15
(70.4)
26
(121.8)
13
(61.1)
12
(56.1)
9
(41.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(82.1)
20
(90.6)
28
(126.8)
18
(83.1)
24
(111.7)
31
(144.1)
44
(206.8)
75
(350.4)
75
(351.7)
70
(328.6)
63
(295.0)
60
(281.9)
49
(229.2)
39
(181.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
95
(433.5)
152
(688.6)
160
(724.7)
180
(830.9)
156
(726.3)
157
(729.9)
244
(1,147)
189
(883.1)
149
(698.7)
111
(521.0)
131
(613.4)
86
(404.0)
73
(341.5)
75
(348.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
744
(3,395)
696
(3,153)
845
(3,827)
847
(3,910)
856
(3,985)
850
(3,951)
908
(4,268)
995
(4,649)
972
(4,558)
754
(3,539)
866
(4,055)
626
(2,941)
637
(2,980)
573
(2,663)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(114.1)
29
(131.4)
45
(203.8)
23
(106.2)
18
(83.8)
22
(102.3)
17
(79.9)
24
(112.1)
18
(84.4)
16
(75.1)
15
(70.2)
17
(79.9)
15
(70.2)
25
(116.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(50.2)
7
(31.7)
5
(22.6)
5
(23.1)
12
(55.9)
16
(74.4)
6
(28.2)
3
(14.0)
6
(28.1)
2
(9.4)
4
(18.7)
10
(47.0)
4
(18.7)
4
(18.6)
City-Data.com crime index273.4290.9375.5352.3326.8334.5381.0382.4422.8353.5358.7285.3271.3248.5

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 35 registered sex offenders living in Biddeford, Maine as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Biddeford is 610 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Biddeford:

185.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Biddeford:

217.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Biddeford:

242.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Biddeford:

273.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Biddeford:

298.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Biddeford:

330.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Biddeford:

247.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Biddeford:

218.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Biddeford:

192.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Biddeford:

172.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Biddeford:

198.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Biddeford:

237.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Biddeford:

163.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Biddeford:

148.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Biddeford:

127.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Biddeford:

164.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Biddeford:

154.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Biddeford:

220.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Biddeford:

227.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Biddeford:

239.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Biddeford:

336.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Biddeford:

292.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Biddeford:

380.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Biddeford:

425.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Biddeford:

454.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Biddeford:

358.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Biddeford:

357.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Biddeford:

377.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Biddeford:

366.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Biddeford:

315.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Biddeford:

273.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Biddeford:

237.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Biddeford:

258.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Biddeford:

234.6
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: 77 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 72 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 75 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Maine average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 72 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 69 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 68 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 66 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 66 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 70 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 66 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 67 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Maine average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 72 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Maine average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 64 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 70 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Maine average:

1.68

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 68 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Maine average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 66 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Maine average:

1.70

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

Zip codes: 04005, 04006.