Reported Annual Crime In Derry

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerry/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime640n/a (estimate)1,9171,9452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerry/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.14.9
Rape14n/a41.947.138.6
Robbery8n/a24.035.2101.9
Assault27n/a80.9116.0237.8
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)147199373
Burglary104n/a311.5260.6491.4
Theft453n/a1,356.81,418.21,775.4
Vehicle theft34n/a101.867.0220.2
Property crime591n/a (estimate)1,7701,7462,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Derry, NH. The total number of reported crimes in Derry, NH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Derry, NH crime rate is 1% lower than the New Hampshire average and is 33% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Derry, NH has a violent crime rate that is 26% lower than the New Hampshire average and 61% lower than the national average. For property crime, Derry, NH is 1% higher than the New Hampshire average and 29% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Derry is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.25 daily crimes that occur in Derry.
  • Derry is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Derry you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Derry has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Derry (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Derry, NH is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for New Hampshire and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Derry, NH are 1.01 times less than the New Hampshire average and 1.49 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Derry, NH are 1.36 times less than than New Hampshire and 2.54 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Derry, NH are 1.01 times more than than New Hampshire and 1.40 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Derry (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Derry, NH in comparison to other notable cities in the state of New Hampshire as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Derry, NH to other cities in the state and across the country, Derry, NH is 45% safer than other cities of New Hampshire and 61% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in New Hampshire cities and all around the United States, Derry, NH has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Derry, NH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Derry

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Derry is 1 in 682
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Derry is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Derry is 1 in 53
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Derry, NH? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Derry, NH, then there is a 1 in 682 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 57. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Derry, NH.

Year Over Year Crime In Derry (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Derry, NH is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Derry, NH has decreased by 9%, the amount of property crime in Derry, NH has decreased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Derry, NH has decreased by 5% year to year.

Derry police department

ItemDerryNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)681,969556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
There are a total of 68 Derry police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.8% less than the New Hampshire average and 37.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Hampshire

StateTotal offendersNew Hampshire /100KNational /100K
New Hampshire2,288178222
There are a total of 2,288 sex offenders in New Hampshire. This yields a total of 178 sex offenders in New Hampshire per 100,000 residents which is 20% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
East Merrimack, NH3,78497850947
Pepperell, MA2,3612738271,100
Raymond, NH2,7891361,1331,269
Londonderry, NH10,6371021,2701,372
Pinardville, NH4,6011421,2481,390
Derry, NH22,1291471,7701,917

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Elgin, IL22,126811,1851,266
South Holland, IL22,1232982,0752,373
Ruston, LA22,1494383,2343,672
Pelham, AL22,1061432,0612,205
La Porte, IN22,1531553,5143,668
Derry, NH22,1291471,7701,917
Source: The Derry, NH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.