Reported Annual Crime In Durham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDurham/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime85n/a (estimate)5301,9452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDurham/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.14.9
Rape7n/a43.647.138.6
Robbery0n/a0.035.2101.9
Assault5n/a31.1116.0237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)75199373
Burglary9n/a56.1260.6491.4
Theft60n/a373.81,418.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a24.967.0220.2
Property crime73n/a (estimate)4551,7462,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Durham, NH. All reported Durham, NH crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Durham, NH overall crime rate is 73% lower than in comparison to the New Hampshire average; and is also 81% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Durham, NH, the rate is 62% lower than compared to the New Hampshire average, and 80% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Durham, NH comes in at 74% lower than to the average seen in New Hampshire, and 82% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Durham is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.45 daily crimes that occur in Durham.
  • Durham is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Durham you have a 1 in 189 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Durham has decreased by 29%.

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Daily Crime In Durham (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Durham, NH per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for New Hampshire and on a national scale. In Durham, NH the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 3.67 times less than the New Hampshire average and 5.40 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Durham, NH is 2.67 times less than the New Hampshire average and 4.98 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Durham, NH has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.84 times less than the New Hampshire average and 5.47 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Durham (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Hampshire and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Durham, NH? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Durham, NH has been ranked safer than 92% of other cities in the state of New Hampshire. In addition, Durham, NH is safer than 87% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Hampshire and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Durham, NH. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Durham, NH is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Durham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Durham is 1 in 1338
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Durham is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of crime in Durham is 1 in 189
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Durham, NH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Durham, NH you have a 1 in 1338 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 220 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 189 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Durham, NH.

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

The year over year crime rate for Durham, NH is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Durham, NH has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 3% in Durham, NH, while property crimes in Durham, NH have decreased by 32%. Crimes in total for Durham, NH have decreased by 29% year over year.

Durham police department

ItemDurhamNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)201,969556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.43.3
There are a total of 20 Durham police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.3% less than the New Hampshire average and 58.4% 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
York Harbor, ME3,19025349373
South Eliot, ME3,70831436467
Exeter, NH9,30396582677
Kittery Point, ME97753752805
North Berwick, ME1,58821943964
Durham, NH10,28875455530

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Timonium, MD10,2803611,8292,191
Countryside, VA10,2791081,0301,138
Centerton, AR10,2783097741,083
Jesup, GA10,2753796,2616,639
Bohemia, NY10,2752801,1831,464
Durham, NH10,28875455530
Source: The Durham, 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.