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63%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
83%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
59%
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 peopleHudson/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime219n/a (estimate)8581,1372,324
Murder1n/a3.91.86.3
Rape10n/a39.239.640.0
Robbery2n/a7.816.166.1
Assault3n/a11.868.1268.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)63126370
Burglary14n/a54.873.5269.8
Theft177n/a693.3871.01,401.9
Vehicle theft12n/a47.066.5282.7
Property crime203n/a (estimate)7951,0111,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Hudson, NH

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Hudson crime rate is 63.1% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Hudson, there were 16 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 63 per 100,000 individuals, 83.1% lower than the national average. Additionally, Hudson recorded 203 property crimes, amounting to 795 per 100,000 residents, 59.3% lower than the U.S. average.

With only 63 incidents per 100,000 people, Hudson boasts an exceptionally low rate of violent crimes, positioning it as one of the safest cities in the United States. Given these low violent crime rates, Hudson has become an appealing destination for individuals in search of a secure and welcoming place to establish their new home.

Is Hudson a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Hudson, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Hudson presents a total crime rate that is 63% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Hudson experiences an average of 0.6 daily crimes, comprising 0.04 violent incidents and 0.56 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Has Crime in Hudson 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 Hudson 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 Hudson has decreased by 1.4% year over year. Violent crime has decreased by 30.4% and property crime has decreased by 2%.

Potential Causes for Crime in Hudson

Hudson reports an unemployment rate of 1.3%, contrasting with the national average of 4.7%. Constrained employment opportunities or a prevalence of low-paying positions can contribute to elevated rates of unemployment and underemployment. Areas where individuals contend with joblessness or insufficient wages may display heightened susceptibility to an increase in criminal activities attributed to economic insecurity. Conversely, regions characterized by robust employment rates often witness a decrease in overall Hudson crime rates.

High population density areas are often large urban centers with diverse economic opportunities. These areas can exacerbate income inequality, with pockets of poverty existing alongside affluence. Areas with economic disparities may experience higher property crimes and, in some cases, violent crimes. On the other hand, areas with low population density tend to see lower Hudson crime rates. The population density in Hudson is 2351.3 people per square mile, while the national average is 90.6 people per square mile.

In Hudson, the ratio of police officers and civilians stands at 2.52 per 1,000 residents, contrasting with the national average of 3.25. This discrepancy highlights the potential impact of law enforcement and community policing on crime rates. The strength of their collaboration can serve as a deterrent to criminal behavior, fostering a safer environment. Effective law enforcement leans heavily on community policing strategies that prioritize the cultivation of trust and cooperation between police and residents. It's essential to recognize that the effectiveness of these efforts isn't solely tied to the quantity of officers but also hinges on the quality of their engagement with the community.

Hudson crime map



The Hudson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hudson 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 Hudson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Hudson 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

  • Hudson crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hudson are 83% lower than the national average
  • In Hudson you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hudson is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hudson has decreased by 1%

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        Daily Crime In Hudson (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Hudson, NH per 100,000 people. In Hudson, the total number of daily crimes is 1.32 times less than the New Hampshire average and 2.71 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Hudson is 2.00 times less than the New Hampshire average and 5.90 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Hudson has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times less than the New Hampshire average and 2.46 times less than the national average.

        How Safe is Hudson (higher is better)

        How safe is Hudson, New Hampshire compared to other cities in New Hampshire and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Hudson is safer than 65% of the cities in New Hampshire and 81% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in New Hampshire and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Hudson. Overall, Hudson is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hudson

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hudson is 1 in 1596
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hudson is 1 in 126
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Hudson is 1 in 117
        Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hudson? In Hudson, NH you have a 1 in 1596 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 126 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hudson.

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

        An ideal indicator of whether Hudson 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 Hudson has decreased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Hudson has increased by 3%. The total crime rate in Hudson has decreased by 1% year to year.

        Hudson police department

        Item Hudson New Hampshire National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)621,969558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.43.3
        There are a total of 62 Hudson police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% greater than the New Hampshire average and 22.4% 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
        Groton, MA1,12781144226
        Milford, NH8,64443349392
        Townsend, MA1,276124337461
        East Pepperell, MA1,916140465605
        Andover, MA8,821117500617
        Pepperell, MA2,68586534621
        East Merrimack, NH4,78671571642
        Hudson, NH7,23063795858

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Midland Park, NJ7,23058462519
        Wauseon, OH7,2292141,3351,548
        Ridgefield, CT7,2280140140
        Stanwood, WA7,228771,3471,424
        Gibsonville, NC7,2321999391,138
        Hudson, NH7,23063795858
        Source: The Hudson, 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.