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Durham, NH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Durham is safer than 68% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Hampshire, only on the order of 53% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Durham. If you live in Durham, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 128. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 43.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Durham has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Durham is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Durham does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Durham.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Durham's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Durham is one in 815.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Durham is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Durham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 152.

Durham Crime Data

 

Crime Index

68

(100 is safest)


Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Durham Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

102

121

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.23

6.58

7.81

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.23
1.45
National Median: 4
    Durham
    New Hampshire

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 815

in Durham

1 in 689

in New Hampshire

Durham VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 15,490
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 14 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.90 0.13 0.19

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.58
10.9
National Median: 19
    Durham
    New Hampshire

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 152

in Durham

1 in 92

in New Hampshire

Durham Property CRIMES

Population: 15,490
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 87 2
Rate per 1,000 0.84 5.62 0.13

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Durham Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
5
4
National Median: 26.9
    Durham
    New Hampshire