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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAntrim/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime25n/a (estimate)9321,1372,324
Murder0n/a0.01.86.3
Rape2n/a74.539.640.0
Robbery1n/a37.316.166.1
Assault1n/a37.368.1268.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)149126370
Burglary4n/a149.173.5269.8
Theft17n/a633.6871.01,401.9
Vehicle theft0n/a0.066.5282.7
Property crime21n/a (estimate)7831,0111,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Antrim, NH

Crime can be categorized into two primary types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, whereas property crimes involve acts like burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. The overall crime rate in Antrim is 59.9% lower than the national average. Specifically, there were 4 violent crimes reported in Antrim, equivalent to 149 per 100,000 residents, which is lower than the national average by 59.7%. Additionally, Antrim recorded 21 property crimes, amounting to 783 per 100,000 people, lower than the national average by 60%.

During the most recently reported crime year, Antrim experienced a total of 0 reported murders. This statistic paints it as a beacon of security when it comes to severe violent crimes. Such an achievement not only instills a profound sense of security for its residents but also sets a high standard for other communities striving to create similarly secure environments. It underscores the area as a place where safety is a top priority, enhancing its appeal as a desirable location to live and thrive.

The United States contends with some of the globe's most elevated vehicle theft rates, reaching around 300 incidents per 100,000 individuals. Remarkably, merely a small fraction, approximately 10%, of cities have been fortunate enough to remain unscathed by vehicle theft reports. In this regard, Antrim stands out as one of those cities, as it reported no vehicle thefts in its most recent crime report.

Is Antrim a Safe Place to Live?

Is Antrim a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Antrim has a crime rate that is lower than the national average by 60%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 0.07 daily incidents, encompassing 0.01 violent crimes and 0.06 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Antrim as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Antrim Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows us to analyze short-term trends in crime activity. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, we can identify patterns and shifts in Antrim crime rates. This information can be invaluable for residents looking to make informed decisions on where to live. When comparing the most recent year to the previous year, total crime in Antrim has increased by 25% year over year. Violent crime has increased by 300% and property crime has increased by 10.5%.

Potential Causes for Crime in Antrim

In Antrim, the current unemployment rate stands at 1.5%, diverging from the national average of 4.7%. The availability of job opportunities is a pivotal factor influencing unemployment and underemployment rates. Communities where individuals contend with limited employment prospects or a preponderance of low-wage positions may witness elevated rates of joblessness and income inadequacy, which can contribute to heightened crime levels driven by financial insecurity. Conversely, areas characterized by robust employment rates often experience a reduction in overall Antrim crime rates.

Regions characterized by high population density frequently encompass expansive urban hubs that offer diverse economic prospects. In such areas, income inequality can be exacerbated, creating pockets of poverty alongside affluence. Economic disparities within these regions may correlate with elevated property crimes and, in certain instances, violent crimes. Conversely, areas with low population density numbers generally exhibit reduced Antrim crime rates. Antrim registers a population density of 300.1 people per square mile, in contrast to the national average of 90.6 people per square mile.

In Antrim, the average rental rates are $933 per month, compared to the national average of $949. Rapid increases in rental costs can lead to neighborhood instability as residents are forced to move frequently in search of more affordable housing. This transience can weaken community bonds and hinder the establishment of social support networks, which can indirectly contribute to crime. While affordable rent and areas with higher income per capita, allow for long term renters and community bonds to the formed, therefore reducing crime rates on the long term.

Antrim crime map



The Antrim crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Antrim as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Antrim crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Antrim crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Antrim crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Antrim are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Antrim you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Antrim is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Antrim has increased by 25%

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        Daily Crime In Antrim (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Antrim

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Antrim is 1 in 671
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Antrim is 1 in 128
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Antrim is 1 in 108

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

        Antrim police department

        Item Antrim New Hampshire National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)71,969558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.43.3
        There are a total of 7 Antrim police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.2% greater than the New Hampshire average and 18.7% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in New Hampshire

        State Total offenders New Hampshire /100K National /100K
        New Hampshire2,616204266
        There are a total of 2,616 sex offenders in New Hampshire. This yields a total of 204 sex offenders in New Hampshire per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

        Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Milford, NH8,64443349392
        Contoocook, NH1,35345361406
        Peterborough, NH2,70477417494
        Hillsborough, NH1,42156453509
        Henniker, NH2,566153443596
        Marlborough, NH1,09392555647
        Warner, NH63834674707
        Antrim, NH1,364149783932

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Wisner, NE1,364129858987
        Francis, UT1,36459466525
        New London, NH1,364115367482
        Parshall, ND1,3641359601,095
        Indian Hills, CO1,363132842974
        Antrim, NH1,364149783932
        Source: The Antrim, NH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.