Durham, NH Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
48
Total Crimes
285.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-88.47%
Below National Average
18 out of 169
In New Hampshire
781 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Durham, NH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Durham is 285.5 per 100,000 people. That's -88.47% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -79.03% lower than the New Hampshire total crime rate of 1,361.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Durham SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
9.5
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
9

How Does Durham Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Durham
/ 100k People
New Hampshire
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 48 285.5 1,361.8 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.4 5.0
Robbery 2 11.9 23.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 11.9 83.7 250.2
Violent Crime 6 35.7 152.5 366.7
Burglary 10 59.5 126.3 340.5
Larceny 31 184.4 1,017.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 5.9 65.7 219.9
Property Crime 42 249.9 1,209.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Durham

6.0
Violent Crimes
35.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-90.27%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,801.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Durham each year. That compares to a 1 in 655.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Durham is 35.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -90.27% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -76.60% lower than the New Hampshire violent crime rate of 152.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Durham

42.0
Property Crimes
249.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-88.16%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 400.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Durham each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Durham is 249.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -88.16% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -79.34% lower than the New Hampshire property crime rate of 1,209.2 per 100,000 people.

Durham Crime Compared To New Hampshire Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Hampshire.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Durham

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dover, NH 31,950 372 1,164.3 1,086.1 78.2
Rochester, NH 31,527 1,070 3,393.9 3,095.8 298.2
Portsmouth, NH 21,951 387 1,763.0 1,635.5 127.6
Hampton, NH 15,616 169 1,082.2 883.7 198.5
Exeter, NH 15,425 127 823.3 641.8 181.5
Somersworth, NH 11,979 368 3,072.0 2,946.8 125.2
Kittery, ME 9,890 100 1,011.1 930.2 80.9
Newmarket, NH 9,161 51 556.7 469.4 87.3
Berwick, ME 7,860 65 827.0 763.4 63.6
Epping, NH 7,117 77 1,081.9 1,039.8 42.2
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