Reported Annual Crime In Rochester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,111n/a (estimate)3,6921,7112,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.31.35.3
Rape12n/a39.943.640.4
Robbery17n/a56.532.0102.8
Assault78n/a259.2120.7248.5
Violent crime108n/a (estimate)359198386
Burglary136n/a451.9222.0468.9
Theft832n/a2,764.51,225.71,745.0
Vehicle theft35n/a116.365.3236.9
Property crime1,003n/a (estimate)3,3331,5132,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Rochester, NH. These figures on reported criminal activity in Rochester, NH, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Rochester, NH is 116% higher than the average of the whole of the state of New Hampshire, and when compared with the national average, is 30% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Rochester, NH has 82% higher than violent crime rate than New Hampshire average, while remaining 7% lower than the national average. In property crime, Rochester, NH is 120% higher than the average of New Hampshire and is 36% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Eliot, ME3,70830392422
Durham, NH10,288105439545
North Berwick, ME1,58864621685
Kittery Point, ME97751676727
Alton, NH397150712862
Berwick, ME2,048409781,018
Dover, NH30,3321511,3361,488
Rochester, NH29,8833593,3333,692

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rochester is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.11 daily crimes that occur in Rochester.
  • Rochester is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rochester you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rochester has increased by 42%.

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Daily Crime In Rochester (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Rochester, 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 Rochester, NH the total number of daily crimes is 2.16 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.30 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Rochester, NH is 1.82 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.08 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Rochester, NH has a daily crime rate that is 2.20 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.36 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Rochester (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Rochester, 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 Rochester, NH to other cities in the state and across the country, Rochester, NH is 6% safer than other cities of New Hampshire and 26% 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, Rochester, NH has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Rochester, NH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rochester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rochester is 1 in 279
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rochester is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rochester is 1 in 28
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Rochester, NH? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Rochester, NH your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 279. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Rochester, NH is 1 in 28.

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

Determining whether Rochester, NH is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Rochester, NH has increased by 34% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 43% year over year. Total crimes for Rochester, NH has increased by 42% in the same time frame.

Rochester police department

ItemRochesterNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)711,969556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
There are a total of 71 Rochester police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.3% less than the New Hampshire average and 27.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westchester, FL29,9214042,5262,930
Spring Valley CDP (San Diego County), CA29,8415323,0503,582
Niles, IL29,939972,3492,446
Walnut, CA29,822821,6951,777
Highland Park, IL29,81971891962
Rochester, NH29,8833593,3333,692
Source: The Rochester, 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.