New Hampshire, also called the Granite State, has a population of 1,334,795 (as of 2016). The nickname refers to the extensive granite formations that are found in the state. Manchester is known as the largest city, holding a population of 109,565, while the capital of New Hampshire is Concord.
Manchester and Nashua are the cities having the most crime among all other cities in New Hampshire. The city violent crime rate is 281.4 per 100,000 residents. The same rate statewide is 199.3 per 100,000, which ranks the 4th lowest in the country.
The city poverty rate is 8.0%, while the unemployment rate is only 2.7%. The state poverty rate of 8.7% was the lowest in the nation, as of 2013.
Some of the safest cities are Atkinson and Hampstead. Currently, capital punishment is legal in the state of New Hampshire.
Criminal records on inmates are handled by the New Hampshire Department of Corrections through online database, where searches are performed by name.
A sex offender registry, however, is managed by the New Hampshire Department of Safety. Information can be obtained online, name and address can be used as search filters.