Pelham, NH
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Pelham is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pelham is one in 86. Compared to communities within New Hampshire, Pelham‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 47% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Pelham, 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 Pelham than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1209, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Pelham 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 Pelham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 92.

Pelham Crime Data

 
Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Pelham Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

144

155

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

10.82

11.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pelham 0.83
New Hampshire 1.99
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,209

in Pelham

1 in 502

in New Hampshire
Pelham VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,303
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.08 0.15 0.60
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
Pelham 10.82
New Hampshire 17.46
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 92

in Pelham

1 in 57

in New Hampshire
Pelham Property CRIMES
Population: 13,303
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 110 6
Rate per 1,000 2.10 8.27 0.45
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

Pelham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pelham 6
New Hampshire 6