Laconia, NH
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With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Laconia has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within New Hampshire, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Laconia.

Importantly, when you compare Laconia to other communities of similar population, then Laconia crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Laconia does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Laconia 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 Laconia; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 275. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Laconia is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Laconia, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Laconia Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Laconia Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

59

648

707

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.64

39.93

43.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Laconia 3.64
New Hampshire 1.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 275

in Laconia

1 in 502

in New Hampshire
Laconia VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,227
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 7 39
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.80 0.43 2.40
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
Laconia 39.93
New Hampshire 17.46
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Laconia

1 in 57

in New Hampshire
Laconia Property CRIMES
Population: 16,227
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 75 554 19
Rate per 1,000 4.62 34.14 1.17
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

Laconia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Laconia 27
New Hampshire 6