Durham, NH
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Durham has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Durham is 1 in 70. How does Durham fare compared to other communities in New Hampshire of all population sizes? Durham's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of New Hampshire communities.

However, 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Durham occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Durham; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 427. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Durham; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Durham Crime Data

 
Crime Index

53

(100 is safest)


Safer than 53% of U.S. Cities

Durham Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

198

237

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.34

11.90

14.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Durham 2.34
New Hampshire 1.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 427

in Durham

1 in 502

in New Hampshire
Durham VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,645
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 32 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.92 0.00 0.42
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Durham 11.90
New Hampshire 17.46
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Durham

1 in 57

in New Hampshire
Durham Property CRIMES
Population: 16,645
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 18 173 7
Rate per 1,000 1.08 10.39 0.42
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Durham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Durham 11
New Hampshire 6