Rochester, NH Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,019
Total Crimes
3,292.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
28.20%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Rochester, NH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Rochester is 3,292.7 per 100,000 people. That's 28.20% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 131.61% higher than the New Hampshire total crime rate of 1,421.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Rochester SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
6

How Does Rochester Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Rochester
/ 100k People
New Hampshire
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,019 3,292.7 1,421.6 2,568.4
Murder 1 3.2 1.5 5.0
Robbery 15 48.5 26.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 89 287.6 105.8 246.8
Violent Crime 117 378.1 173.2 368.9
Burglary 82 265.0 136.2 376.0
Larceny 775 2,504.3 1,048.2 1,594.6
Car Theft 45 145.4 64.1 228.9
Property Crime 902 2,914.7 1,248.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Rochester

117
Violent Crimes
378.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
2.48%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 264.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Rochester each year. That compares to a 1 in 577.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Rochester is 378.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 2.48% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 118.32% higher than the New Hampshire violent crime rate of 173.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Rochester

902
Property Crimes
2,914.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
32.51%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 34.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Rochester each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Rochester is 2,914.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 32.51% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 133.46% higher than the New Hampshire property crime rate of 1,248.5 per 100,000 people.

Rochester Crime Compared To New Hampshire Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in New Hampshire.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Rochester

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dover, NH 31,600 388 1,227.8 1,117.1 110.8
Portsmouth, NH 22,038 377 1,710.7 1,547.3 163.4
Durham, NH 16,813 64 380.7 315.2 65.4
Somersworth, NH 11,920 349 2,927.9 2,676.2 251.7
Newmarket, NH 9,160 63 687.8 524.0 163.8
Berwick, ME 7,738 72 930.5 891.7 38.8
Farmington, NH 6,902 114 1,651.7 1,550.3 101.4
North Berwick, ME 4,707 23 488.6 488.6 0.0
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