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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 56%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHampton/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime156n/a (estimate)1,0021,2452,346
Murder0n/a0.00.96.5
Rape5n/a32.139.738.4
Robbery0n/a0.020.573.9
Assault18n/a115.685.3279.7
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)148146388
Burglary8n/a51.4103.3314.2
Theft115n/a738.6919.11,398.0
Vehicle theft10n/a64.276.4246.0
Property crime133n/a (estimate)8541,0991,958

Key findings

  • Hampton crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hampton are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Hampton you have a 1 in 100 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hampton is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hampton has decreased by 7%

Hampton crime map

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Compare Hampton, NH Crime

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      Daily Crime In Hampton (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Hampton, NH per 100,000 people. In Hampton, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.24 times less than the New Hampshire average and 2.34 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Hampton is 1.01 times more than the New Hampshire average and 2.63 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Hampton has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times less than the New Hampshire average and 2.29 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Hampton (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in New Hampshire and all other cities across the US, is Hampton safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hampton is safer than 32% of other cities in the state of New Hampshire. In addition, Hampton is safer than 61% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all New Hampshire and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Hampton. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hampton is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hampton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hampton is 1 in 677
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hampton is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hampton is 1 in 100
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hampton? In Hampton, NH you have a 1 in 677 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 100 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hampton.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Hampton is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Hampton has decreased by 26% and the rate of property crime in Hampton has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Hampton has decreased by 7% year to year.

      Hampton police department

      ItemHamptonNew HampshireNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)431,969558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.43.3
      There are a total of 43 Hampton police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.6% greater than the New Hampshire average and 14.7% 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
      Kittery Point, ME1,07815162178
      York Harbor, ME2,88517181198
      Durham, NH10,66655254309
      Hampton Beach, NH2,26438284322
      South Eliot, ME3,66330316346
      Newmarket, NH5,59776348424
      Seabrook Beach, NH95860449508
      Hampton, NH9,5421488541,002

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winfield, IL9,543149547696
      Bethel, CT9,54135642677
      Winslow, AZ9,5391,1513,7104,861
      North Gates, NY9,5374601,7832,243
      Steger, IL9,5354092,4412,849
      Hampton, NH9,5421488541,002
      Source: The Hampton, 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.