Peterborough, NH Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
78
Total Crimes
1,158.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-50.64%
Below National Average
134 out of 173
In New Hampshire
3,689 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Peterborough, NH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Peterborough is 1,158.0 per 100,000 people. That's -50.64% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -7.01% lower than the New Hampshire total crime rate of 1,245.3 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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Peterborough SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
3
Safety
8
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Peterborough
/ 100k People
New Hampshire
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 78 1,158.0 1,245.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 0.9 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 20.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 2 29.7 85.3 279.7
Violent Crime 8 118.8 146.4 387.8
Burglary 8 118.8 103.3 314.2
Larceny 56 831.4 919.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 6 89.1 76.4 246.0
Property Crime 70 1,039.2 1,098.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Peterborough

8
Violent Crimes
118.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-69.37%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 842.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Peterborough each year. That compares to a 1 in 683.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Peterborough is 118.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -69.37% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.87% lower than the New Hampshire violent crime rate of 146.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Peterborough

70
Property Crimes
1,039.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-46.93%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 96.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Peterborough each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Peterborough is 1,039.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -46.93% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -5.43% lower than the New Hampshire property crime rate of 1,098.9 per 100,000 people.

Peterborough 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 Peterborough

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Framingham, MA 74,680 1,126 1,507.8 1,154.3 353.5
Waltham, MA 62,339 470 753.9 617.6 136.4
Andover, MA 36,547 223 610.2 588.3 21.9
Lexington, MA 33,138 126 380.2 344.0 36.2
Burlington, MA 28,960 284 980.7 828.7 151.9
Reading, MA 25,417 120 472.1 428.8 43.3
Milford, NH 16,561 115 694.4 634.0 60.4
Northborough, MA 15,105 71 470.0 417.1 53.0
Winchendon, MA 10,908 124 1,136.8 880.1 256.7
Jaffrey, NH 5,258 32 608.6 418.4 190.2
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