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Damariscotta, Maine Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Damariscotta, Maine. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Damariscotta compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Damariscotta, Maine, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 420 total crimes reported in Damariscotta, Maine (20 of them violent). Of the 53 crimes that transpire each year in Damariscotta, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Damariscotta, Maine 53 times a year.

Total Crime in Damariscotta, Maine (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Damariscotta, Maine for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Damariscotta has diminished by 23 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 33 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Damariscotta. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over fifty for Damariscotta, Maine in 2009.

Crime Trends in Damariscotta, Maine (2001-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Damariscotta, Maine (2001-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Damariscotta, Maine law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Damariscotta conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.