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Violent 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 peopleLondonderry/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime214n/a (estimate)8121,1372,324
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)121126370
Vehicle theft16n/a60.766.5282.7
Property crime182n/a (estimate)6911,0111,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Londonderry, NH

The Londonderry crime rates are 65% lower than the national average. There are two main categories of crime - violent crime and property crime. Violent crime consists of murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. There were a total of 32 violent crimes in Londonderry (121 per 100,000 people), which is 67.2% lower than the national average and there were a total of 182 property crimes (691 per 100,000 residents) which is 64.7% lower than average.

Londonderry showcased a dedication to violent crime safety in its latest reported crime year by achieving a murder rate of 0. This accomplishment could indicate that it is a safe place for residents, but also provides a shining example to other urban areas endeavoring to create safer communities.

Since 1990, property crime rates per 100,000 people in the United States have steadily decreased. Recently, the average did increase slightly. Having said that, Londonderry has a property crime rate that is well below the national average with only 691 reported property crimes compared to the national average of 1954. Based on this report, Londonderry remains a very safe place to live with regards to property crime.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Londonderry?

What is the prevailing sentiment among Londonderry residents regarding the state of crime? A comprehensive survey conducted by AreaVibes, involving 6 respondents, sheds light on this matter. The results were as follows: 83% of Londonderry residents expressed a notable sense of security, asserting that crime was virtually non-existent in their community, and they felt at ease strolling the streets after dark. While, 17% of those surveyed held a contrasting viewpoint, perceiving a higher incidence of crime, leading them to feel apprehensive about walking alone at night.

Is Londonderry a Safe Place to Live?

Is Londonderry a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Londonderry has a crime rate that is lower than the national average by 65%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 0.59 daily incidents, encompassing 0.09 violent crimes and 0.5 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Londonderry as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Londonderry Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Londonderry. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Londonderry has increased by 15.7%. Violent crimes have increased by 113.3%, while property crimes have increased by 7.1%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Londonderry

The economic prosperity of a city's inhabitants exerts substantial influence on crime stats. Elevated poverty rates and income inequality can precipitate heightened criminal activity, as individuals may turn to illicit means to fulfill their fundamental requirements. While lower poverty rates could lead to lower Londonderry crime rates. In Londonderry, the poverty rate stands at 2.6%, diverging from the national average of 15.1%.

The educational level achieved in any given city can influence crime rates significantly. Greater educational achievement is frequently associated with decreased crime rates, as it offers individuals improved job prospects and alternatives to engaging in crime related activities. Conversely, lower educational attainment rates tend to coincide with elevated crime rates. In Londonderry, 91.5% of residents have successfully graduated from high school, in contrast to the national average where 83% have achieved high school graduation.

In areas where housing affordability is an issue, crime can become a significant concern. Some individuals and families may be forced to live in overcrowded or substandard housing conditions, which can increase stress and potentially contribute to domestic disputes and related crimes. The median home price in Londonderry is $331,800, compared to a national average of $184,700.

Londonderry crime map

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

  • Londonderry crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Londonderry are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Londonderry you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Londonderry is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Londonderry has increased by 18%

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        Daily Crime In Londonderry (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Londonderry on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of New Hampshire and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Londonderry (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to New Hampshire, are 1.40 times less than the state average and 2.86 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Londonderry on a daily basis are 1.03 times less than than New Hampshire average and 3.04 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Londonderry are 1.46 times less than the daily state average and 2.83 times less than the daily national numbers.

        How Safe is Londonderry (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Londonderry to every other city in New Hampshire, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Londonderry safe? The gauges above illustrate that Londonderry is safer than 51% of every city located within New Hampshire along with 73% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in New Hampshire and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Londonderry, NH is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Londonderry

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Londonderry is 1 in 824
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Londonderry is 1 in 145
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Londonderry is 1 in 124
        How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Londonderry, New Hampshire you have a 1 in 824 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 145 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Londonderry.

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

        An analysis of year to year crime rates in Londonderry, 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 Londonderry has increased by 116%, the amount of property crime in Londonderry has increased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Londonderry has increased by 18% year over year.

        Londonderry police department

        Item Londonderry New Hampshire National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)731,969558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.43.3
        There are a total of 73 Londonderry police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.5% greater than the New Hampshire average and 7.4% 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
        East Pepperell, MA1,916140465605
        Andover, MA8,821117500617
        Pepperell, MA2,68586534621
        East Merrimack, NH4,78671571642
        Raymond, NH3,807146582728
        Goffstown, NH2,84893642735
        Hudson, NH7,23063795858
        Londonderry, NH12,053121691812

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Festus, MO12,0542921,4421,734
        Cheval, FL12,05299597695
        Scotts Valley, CA12,0552791,3861,664
        Brookhaven, MS12,0455633,7484,311
        Enumclaw, WA12,062552,0572,112
        Londonderry, NH12,053121691812
        Source: The Londonderry, 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.