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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 16%
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 peopleManchester/100k peopleNew Hampshire/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,230n/a (estimate)2,8581,2452,346
Murder5n/a4.40.96.5
Rape73n/a64.639.738.4
Robbery110n/a97.320.573.9
Assault482n/a426.585.3279.7
Violent crime670n/a (estimate)593146388
Burglary287n/a253.9103.3314.2
Theft2,096n/a1,854.6919.11,398.0
Vehicle theft177n/a156.676.4246.0
Property crime2,560n/a (estimate)2,2651,0991,958

Key findings

  • Manchester crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Manchester are 53% higher than the national average
  • In Manchester you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Manchester is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Manchester has decreased by 4%

Manchester crime map

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The Manchester crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Manchester 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 Manchester crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Manchester, NH Crime

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      Daily Crime In Manchester (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Manchester for every 100,000 residents. The Manchester total amount of daily crime is 2.29 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.22 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Manchester, is 4.05 times more than the New Hampshire average, and it is 1.53 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Manchester has a daily crime average that is 2.06 times more than the New Hampshire average and 1.16 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Manchester (higher is better)

      How safe is Manchester, New Hampshire compared to other cities in New Hampshire and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Manchester is safer than 0% of the cities in New Hampshire and 15% 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 Manchester. Overall, Manchester is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Manchester

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Manchester is 1 in 169
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Manchester is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Manchester is 1 in 35
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Manchester? In Manchester, you have a 1 in 169 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Manchester, NH is 1 in 35.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Manchester is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Manchester has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 1% in Manchester, while property crimes in Manchester have decreased by 5%. Total crime has decreased by 4% year over year.

      Manchester police department

      ItemManchesterNew HampshireNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2691,969558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
      There are a total of 269 Manchester police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2% greater than the New Hampshire average and 24.8% 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
      Wilton, NH93553421474
      Amherst, NH6709648657
      Londonderry, NH11,04956634690
      Milford, NH9,13660634694
      Goffstown, NH3,22561641702
      East Merrimack, NH3,92082620703
      Derry, NH22,392119867986
      Manchester, NH110,2315932,2652,858

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gresham, OR110,0424652,8043,269
      Lowell, MA109,8713141,4691,783
      Brandon, FL109,7844562,1022,559
      West Jordan, UT110,9282472,5262,772
      Fairfield, CA110,9534572,5232,981
      Manchester, NH110,2315932,2652,858
      Source: The Manchester, 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.