Reported Annual Crime In Nashua

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNashua/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,528n/a (estimate)1,7481,9452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNashua/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a5.71.14.9
Rape53n/a60.647.138.6
Robbery41n/a46.935.2101.9
Assault103n/a117.8116.0237.8
Violent crime202n/a (estimate)231199373
Burglary133n/a152.1260.6491.4
Theft1,125n/a1,286.71,418.21,775.4
Vehicle theft68n/a77.867.0220.2
Property crime1,326n/a (estimate)1,5171,7462,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Nashua, NH is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Nashua, NH. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Nashua, NH averages 10% lower than the rest of New Hampshire while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Nashua, NH is 16% higher than the average rate of crime in New Hampshire and 38% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 13% lower than the remainder of the state of New Hampshire and 39% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Nashua, NH area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nashua is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.79 daily crimes that occur in Nashua.
  • Nashua is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nashua you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nashua has decreased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Nashua (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Nashua, NH per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for New Hampshire and on a national level. In Nashua, NH the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times less than the New Hampshire average and 1.64 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Nashua, NH is 1.16 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.61 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Nashua, NH has a daily crime rate that is 1.15 times less than the New Hampshire average and 1.64 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Nashua (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in New Hampshire and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Nashua, NH? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Nashua, NH has been ranked safer than 29% of other cities in the state of New Hampshire. In addition, Nashua, NH is safer than 53% 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 Nashua, NH. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Nashua, NH is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nashua

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nashua is 1 in 433
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nashua is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nashua is 1 in 58
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Nashua, 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 Nashua, NH, then there is a 1 in 433 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 66. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 58 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Nashua, NH.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Nashua, 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 Nashua, NH has not changed, the amount of property crime in Nashua, NH has decreased by 29%, and the total amount of crime in Nashua, NH has decreased by 26% year to year.

Nashua police department

ItemNashuaNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2351,969556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.43.3
There are a total of 235 Nashua police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.8% greater than the New Hampshire average and 17.2% 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
Littleton Common, MA2,845145627772
Shirley, MA1,321108703811
Groton, MA93944809853
East Pepperell, MA1,967171738909
East Merrimack, NH3,78497850947
Nashua, NH86,7992311,5171,748

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Newton, MA86,94583829912
Newport Beach, CA86,5941282,4862,613
San Leandro, CA87,1594563,7954,250
Fort Smith, AR87,1938045,8926,696
Nashua, NH86,7992311,5171,748
Source: The Nashua, 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.