Reported Annual Crime In Somersworth

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomersworth/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime393n/a (estimate)3,3431,7112,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomersworth/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.35.3
Rape11n/a93.643.640.4
Robbery7n/a59.532.0102.8
Assault16n/a136.1120.7248.5
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)289198386
Burglary25n/a212.6222.0468.9
Theft322n/a2,738.81,225.71,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a102.165.3236.9
Property crime359n/a (estimate)3,0541,5132,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Somersworth, NH. The total number of reported crimes in Somersworth, NH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Somersworth, NH crime rate is 95% higher than the New Hampshire average and is 18% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Somersworth, NH has a violent crime rate that is 46% higher than the New Hampshire average and 25% lower than the national average. For property crime, Somersworth, NH is 102% higher than the New Hampshire average and 25% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cape Neddick, ME2,57719258278
York Harbor, ME2,88524314337
South Eliot, ME3,66330392422
Newmarket, NH5,597135382516
Durham, NH10,666105439545
North Berwick, ME1,76464621685
Kittery Point, ME1,07851676727
Somersworth, NH11,7562893,0543,343

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Somersworth is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.16 daily crimes that occur in Somersworth.
  • Somersworth is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Somersworth you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Somersworth has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Somersworth (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Somersworth, 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 Somersworth, NH the total number of daily crimes is 1.95 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.18 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Somersworth, NH is 1.46 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.34 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Somersworth, NH has a daily crime rate that is 2.02 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.25 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Somersworth (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Somersworth, NH compared to every other city in New Hampshire as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Somersworth, NH ranks safer than 8% of every city located within New Hampshire along with 33% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Hampshire and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Somersworth, NH. As a result, Somersworth, NH is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Somersworth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Somersworth is 1 in 346
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somersworth is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Somersworth is 1 in 30
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Somersworth, NH? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Somersworth, NH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 346. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 33 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Somersworth, NH is 1 in 30.

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

Determining whether Somersworth, 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. Somersworth, NH has decreased by 3% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Somersworth, NH has increased by 4% in the same time frame.

Somersworth police department

ItemSomersworthNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)291,969558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
There are a total of 29 Somersworth police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2% greater than the New Hampshire average and 24.8% 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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Tucson Estates, AZ11,7475523,4994,052
Smithfield, NC11,7464313,1733,604
Lansdowne, VA11,74283708791
Douglas, GA11,7425243,9564,480
Los Alamos, NM11,733102787889
Somersworth, NH11,7562893,0543,343
Source: The Somersworth, 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.