Nashua, NH
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Nashua has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Nashua is 1 in 58. How does Nashua fare compared to other communities in New Hampshire of all population sizes? Nashua's crime rate is lower than approximately 25% of New Hampshire communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Nashua has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Nashua 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 Nashua 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 Nashua.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Nashua 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 Nashua; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 435. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Nashua; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Nashua Crime Data

 
Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Nashua Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

202

1,326

1,528

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.30

15.07

17.37

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Nashua 2.30
New Hampshire 1.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 435

in Nashua

1 in 502

in New Hampshire
Nashua VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 87,970
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 53 41 103
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.60 0.47 1.17
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
Nashua 15.07
New Hampshire 17.46
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Nashua

1 in 57

in New Hampshire
Nashua Property CRIMES
Population: 87,970
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 133 1,125 68
Rate per 1,000 1.51 12.79 0.77
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

Nashua Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Nashua 48
New Hampshire 6