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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 61%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDerry/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime312n/a (estimate)9271,3622,489
Murder1n/a3.02.45.0
Rape18n/a53.543.442.6
Robbery3n/a8.923.081.6
Assault11n/a32.783.7250.2
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)98153379
Burglary22n/a65.3126.3340.5
Theft247n/a733.51,017.31,549.5
Vehicle theft10n/a29.765.7219.9
Property crime279n/a (estimate)8291,2092,110

Key findings

  • Derry crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Derry are 74% lower than the national average
  • In Derry you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Derry is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Derry has decreased by 13%

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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 1.47 times less than the New Hampshire average and 2.69 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Derry are 1.56 times less than than New Hampshire and 3.87 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Derry are 1.46 times less than than New Hampshire and 2.55 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 65% safer than other cities of New Hampshire and 76% 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 1021
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Derry is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Derry is 1 in 108
      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 1021 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 121. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 108 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 decreased by 26%, the amount of property crime in Derry has decreased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Derry has decreased by 13% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pepperell, MA2,417123478601
      Londonderry, NH11,04975651726
      Goffstown, NH3,22599628727
      East Merrimack, NH3,92086682768
      Hudson, NH7,96174817891
      Amherst, NH67026952978
      Epping, NH1,756421,0401,082
      Derry, NH22,39298829927

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Benbrook, TX22,4031591,5421,701
      Woodlawn, VA22,4132411,9002,140
      Ramona, CA22,3465102,6953,205
      Chalmette, LA22,3456703,8604,530
      Anniston, AL22,4412,9927,85510,847
      Derry, NH22,39298829927
      Source: The Derry, NH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.