Annual Crime In Nashua (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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 peopleNashua/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)831 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNashua/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)107 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)724 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Nashua crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nashua are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Nashua you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nashua is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nashua has decreased by 18%

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Compare Nashua, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Nashua (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Nashua (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nashua

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nashua is 1 in 936
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nashua is 1 in 139
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nashua is 1 in 121

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

      Nashua police department

      ItemNashuaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

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      Greene, IA1,115106719825
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      New Hampton, IA3,478147706853
      Clarksville, IA1,276111752863
      Charles City, IA7,4961892,1412,330
      North Washington, IA1613142,1262,440
      Nashua, IA1,613107724831

      Cities with similar population

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      Monte Alto, TX1,6132311,3291,560
      Toughkenamon, PA1,61380390470
      Bay Springs, MS1,613979931,090
      Island Heights, NJ1,613182726908
      Lincoln Park, PA1,612107521628
      Nashua, IA1,613107724831
      Source: The Nashua, IA 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.