Reported Annual Crime In Peterborough

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterborough/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime64n/a (estimate)9891,7112,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterborough/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.35.3
Rape3n/a46.443.640.4
Robbery0n/a0.032.0102.8
Assault4n/a61.8120.7248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)108198386
Burglary7n/a108.2222.0468.9
Theft45n/a695.61,225.71,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a77.365.3236.9
Property crime57n/a (estimate)8811,5132,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marlborough, NH98697291388
Townsend, MA1,227156480636
Hancock, NH209122550673
Greenville, NH1,36092701793
Antrim, NH1,38438826864
Wilton, NH1,12381785867
Milford, NH8,970729601,032
Peterborough, NH2,993108881989

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peterborough is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.71 daily crimes that occur in Peterborough.
  • Peterborough is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peterborough you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peterborough has decreased by 10%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peterborough

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peterborough is 1 in 925
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peterborough is 1 in 114
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peterborough is 1 in 102

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

Peterborough police department

ItemPeterboroughNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)131,969556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.43.3
There are a total of 13 Peterborough police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.1% less than the New Hampshire average and 36.9% 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.

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Watonga, OK2,993100833933
La Fayette, AL2,9932851,5811,866
Savanna, IL2,9933512,9173,269
Lake Pocotopaug, CT2,99483659742
Midway South, TX2,9942601,6541,914
Peterborough, NH2,993108881989
Source: The Peterborough, 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.