Merrimack, NH
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Merrimack, NH crime analytics


With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Merrimack is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 73% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Merrimack is one in 107. Compared to communities within New Hampshire, Merrimack‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 57% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Merrimack is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Merrimack, and we found that the crime rate in Merrimack is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Merrimack 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 Merrimack 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 Merrimack.

For Merrimack, 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 Merrimack than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3664, 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 Merrimack 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 Merrimack than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 110.

Merrimack Crime Data

 
Crime Index

73

(100 is safest)


Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Merrimack Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

233

240

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.27

9.08

9.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Merrimack 0.27
New Hampshire 1.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,664

in Merrimack

1 in 502

in New Hampshire
Merrimack VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 25,648
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.04 0.08 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
Merrimack 9.08
New Hampshire 17.46
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 110

in Merrimack

1 in 57

in New Hampshire
Merrimack Property CRIMES
Population: 25,648
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 20 207 6
Rate per 1,000 0.78 8.07 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

Merrimack Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Merrimack 7
New Hampshire 6