Merrimack, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Merrimack is safer than 69% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Hampshire, only on the order of 49% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Merrimack. If you live in Merrimack, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 126. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40. It is for these reasons that Merrimack is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Merrimack has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Merrimack 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 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 6623, 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 128.

Merrimack Crime Data

 

Crime Index

69

(100 is safest)


Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Merrimack Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

207

211

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.15

7.81

7.97

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.15
1.53
National Median: 4
    Merrimack
    New Hampshire

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 6,623

in Merrimack

1 in 656

in New Hampshire

Merrimack VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,490
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.08 0.08

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.81
12.09
National Median: 21
    Merrimack
    New Hampshire

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 128

in Merrimack

1 in 83

in New Hampshire

Merrimack Property CRIMES

Population: 26,490
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 177 9
Rate per 1,000 0.79 6.68 0.34

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Merrimack Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
6
4
National Median: 28.3
    Merrimack
    New Hampshire