Reported Annual Crime In Keene

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKeene/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime729n/a (estimate)3,1361,7112,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKeene/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.35.3
Rape12n/a51.643.640.4
Robbery15n/a64.532.0102.8
Assault27n/a116.2120.7248.5
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)232198386
Burglary94n/a404.4222.0468.9
Theft565n/a2,430.71,225.71,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a68.865.3236.9
Property crime675n/a (estimate)2,9041,5132,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Keene, NH is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 83% higher than the average of crimes committed in New Hampshire. It is also 11% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Keene, NH shows a crime rate that is 18% higher than the New Hampshire average. The crime rate is also 40% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Keene, NH is shown to be 92% higher than the New Hampshire average and 18% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marlborough, NH98697291388
West Swanzey, NH1,35389681770
North Walpole, NH1,07490691781
Jaffrey, NH2,4211529301,082
Winchester, NH1,6832151,2891,504
Troy, NH1,45401,6871,687
Westminster, VT2881571,6811,838
Keene, NH23,2812322,9043,136

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Keene is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.59 daily crimes that occur in Keene.
  • Keene is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Keene you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Keene has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Keene (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Keene, NH for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for New Hampshire as well as those across America as a whole. The Keene, NH total amount of daily offenses is 1.83 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.11 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Keene, NH is 1.18 times more than the New Hampshire average, and it is 1.66 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Keene, NH has a daily crime figure that is 1.92 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.18 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Keene (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Keene, NH area in comparison to other New Hampshire communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Keene, NH being safer than 9% of cities in New Hampshire and 34% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking New Hampshire cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Keene, NH. In conclusion, Keene, NH now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Keene

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Keene is 1 in 431
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Keene is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Keene is 1 in 32
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Keene, NH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Keene, NH you have a 1 in 431 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 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Keene, NH.

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

A good indicator of whether Keene, NH is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Keene, NH has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Keene, NH has decreased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Keene, NH has decreased by 26% year over year.

Keene police department

ItemKeeneNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)551,969556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
There are a total of 55 Keene police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2% less than the New Hampshire average and 28% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greenwood, SC23,2967114,5965,308
Mequon, WI23,30025817842
Dolton, IL23,2626322,9703,602
Riverbank, CA23,3102252,5202,746
Cottage Lake, WA23,3181271,4671,594
Keene, NH23,2812322,9043,136
Source: The Keene, NH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.