Hampstead, NH
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Hampstead, NH crime analytics


Hampstead's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in New Hampshire (17% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe town, Hampstead's crime rate is just 5 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Hampstead is one in 191.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Hampstead, and we found that the crime rate in Hampstead is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Hampstead is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hampstead 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 Hampstead.

For Hampstead, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Hampstead than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 4287, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Hampstead 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 Hampstead than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 199.

Hampstead Crime Data

 
Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Hampstead Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

43

45

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.23

5.02

5.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hampstead 0.23
New Hampshire 1.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 4,287

in Hampstead

1 in 502

in New Hampshire
Hampstead VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,573
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.00 0.12
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
Hampstead 5.02
New Hampshire 17.46
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 199

in Hampstead

1 in 57

in New Hampshire
Hampstead Property CRIMES
Population: 8,573
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 31 2
Rate per 1,000 1.17 3.62 0.23
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

Hampstead Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hampstead 3
New Hampshire 6