Manchester, NH
Crime Rates



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Manchester, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

The crime rate in Manchester is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Manchester is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Manchester is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to New Hampshire, Manchester has a crime rate that is higher than 97% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Manchester to other communities of similar population, then Manchester crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester.

For Manchester, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Manchester is one in 149.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Manchester's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Manchester a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Manchester is one in 38.

Manchester Crime Data

 

Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Manchester Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

745

2,905

3,650

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.70

26.13

32.82

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Manchester 6.70
New Hampshire 1.99

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 149

in Manchester

1 in 503

in New Hampshire

Manchester VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 111,196
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 92 174 477
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.83 1.56 4.29

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Manchester 26.13
New Hampshire 13.82

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Manchester

1 in 72

in New Hampshire

Manchester Property CRIMES

Population: 111,196
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 491 2,229 185
Rate per 1,000 4.42 20.05 1.66

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Manchester Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Manchester 104
New Hampshire 5