Here Are The 10 Most Dangerous Towns In Maine To Live In
According to the FBI, Maine has one of the lowest crime rates in the entire nation, proving that not only is our state drop-dead gorgeous, but its also a very safe place to live. The combined violent and property crime rate in Maine is 127.8 per 100,000 residents – second only to Vermont (99.3 crimes per 100,000). The nationwide average is 375.5 crimes per 100,000 people.
Movoto.com ranked these 10 towns as the most “dangerous” places to live in Maine. The site uses data from the 2013 FBI Uniform Crime Report and looks at three categories: Murder, Violent Crime (including aggravated assault, robbery and rape) and Property Crime (including burglary, theft and vehicle theft).
We’re pretty sure that no one living in these beautiful towns in Maine is going to want to move based on these numbers…after all, Maine is the second safest state in the entire nation! To see 10 other ways in which Maine is underrated – check out this article.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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