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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 56%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerry/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime331n/a (estimate)9861,2452,346
Murder0n/a0.00.96.5
Rape14n/a41.739.738.4
Robbery9n/a26.820.573.9
Assault17n/a50.785.3279.7
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)119146388
Burglary23n/a68.5103.3314.2
Theft241n/a718.2919.11,398.0
Vehicle theft27n/a80.576.4246.0
Property crime291n/a (estimate)8671,0991,958

Key findings

  • Derry crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Derry are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Derry you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Derry is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Derry has increased by 6%

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The Derry crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Derry as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Derry crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Derry (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Derry, New Hampshire is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Derry are 1.26 times less than the New Hampshire average and 2.38 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Derry are 1.23 times less than than New Hampshire and 3.25 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Derry are 1.27 times less than than New Hampshire and 2.26 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Derry (higher is better)

      Is Derry safe in comparison to other cities in the state of New Hampshire as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Derry to other cities in the state and across the country, Derry is 51% safer than other cities of New Hampshire and 73% safer than other cities in the nation. Derry has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Derry

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Derry is 1 in 839
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Derry is 1 in 116
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Derry is 1 in 102
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Derry, New Hampshire? If you reside in Derry, then there is a 1 in 839 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 116. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 102 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Derry.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Derry, New Hampshire (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Derry has increased by 21%, the amount of property crime in Derry has increased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Derry has increased by 6% year over year.

      Derry police department

      ItemDerryNew HampshireNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)681,969558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
      There are a total of 68 Derry police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.8% less than the New Hampshire average and 37.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in New Hampshire

      StateTotal offendersNew Hampshire /100KNational /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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pepperell, MA2,417140446586
      Epping, NH1,75614590604
      Amherst, NH6709648657
      Londonderry, NH11,04956634690
      Goffstown, NH3,22561641702
      East Merrimack, NH3,92082620703
      Hudson, NH7,96185823909
      Derry, NH22,392119867986

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Benbrook, TX22,4031731,3721,544
      Woodlawn, VA22,4132421,6841,925
      Ramona, CA22,3465112,4732,984
      Chalmette, LA22,3457803,5214,301
      Anniston, AL22,4412,9927,85510,847
      Derry, NH22,392119867986
      Source: The Derry, NH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.