Reported Annual Crime In Hanover

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHanover/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime104n/a (estimate)9031,4222,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHanover/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.55.0
Rape5n/a43.439.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.026.586.2
Assault3n/a26.0105.8246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)69173381
Burglary10n/a86.8136.2376.0
Theft86n/a746.61,048.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.064.1228.9
Property crime96n/a (estimate)8331,2492,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hanover, NH is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 36% lower than the average of crimes committed in New Hampshire. It is also 65% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hanover, NH shows a crime rate that is 60% lower than the New Hampshire average. The crime rate is also 82% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hanover, NH is shown to be 33% lower than the New Hampshire average and 62% lower than the national average.

Hanover crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hanover is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.47 daily crimes that occur in Hanover.
  • Hanover is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hanover you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hanover has decreased by 27%.

Compare Hanover, NH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hanover (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hanover, NH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Hampshire. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hanover, NH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Hampshire state wide, are 1.57 times less than the state average and 2.86 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hanover, NH on a daily bases are 2.49 times less than than New Hampshire average and 5.48 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hanover, NH are 1.50 times less than the daily state average and 2.64 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hanover (higher is better)

How safe is Hanover, NH compared to other cities in New Hampshire and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Hanover, NH is safer than 78% of the cities in New Hampshire and 81% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in New Hampshire and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Hanover, NH. Overall, Hanover, NH is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hanover

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hanover is 1 in 1440
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hanover is 1 in 120
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hanover is 1 in 111
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hanover, NH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hanover, NH you have a 1 in 1440 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 120 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hanover, NH.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Hanover, NH is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Hanover, NH has decreased by 28% and the rate of property crime in Hanover, NH has decreased by 27%. The total crime rate in Hanover, NH has decreased by 27% year to year.

Hanover police department

ItemHanoverNew HampshireNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)341,969558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.43.3
There are a total of 34 Hanover police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.9% greater than the New Hampshire average and 7.2% 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
Wilder, VT1,70453398451
Norwich, VT91761393454
Enfield, NH1,27288441529
White River Junction, VT2,29972534606
Woodstock, VT1,054103788891
Plainfield, NH2821541,1091,263
Quechee, VT5991571,1741,332
Hanover, NH8,48269833903

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Grange, KY8,481561,6341,690
St. Stephens, NC8,4834042,6643,068
Wyoming, OH8,48447888935
Fairmount, CO8,4841811,2221,403
Bryan, OH8,4803072,3852,691
Hanover, NH8,48269833903
Source: The Hanover, NH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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