Reported Annual Crime In Hamilton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamilton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime136n/a (estimate)2,0103,4512,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamilton/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.24.9
Rape1n/a14.842.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.094.9101.9
Assault11n/a162.6328.3237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)177472373
Burglary20n/a295.6725.6491.4
Theft96n/a1,419.12,040.71,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a118.3212.7220.2
Property crime124n/a (estimate)1,8332,9792,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Hamilton, AL. These figures on reported criminal activity in Hamilton, AL, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Hamilton, AL is 42% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Alabama, and when compared with the national average, is 30% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Hamilton, AL has 62% lower than violent crime rate than Alabama average, while remaining 52% lower than the national average. In property crime, Hamilton, AL is 38% lower than the average of Alabama and is 26% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hackleburg, AL1,60901,0791,079
Bear Creek, AL1,5102171,3721,590
Brilliant, AL1,0532321,4661,698
Guin, AL2,1045172,7133,230
Winfield, AL4,3002403,8464,087
Twin, AL3765683,5864,154
Gu-Win, AL1115783,6474,225
Hamilton, AL6,8421771,8332,010

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hamilton is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.51 daily crimes that occur in Hamilton.
  • Hamilton is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hamilton you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hamilton has decreased by 17%.

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Compare Hamilton, AL Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hamilton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hamilton, AL on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Alabama. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hamilton, AL (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Alabama state wide, are 1.72 times less than the state average and 1.42 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hamilton, AL on a daily bases are 2.66 times less than than Alabama average and 2.10 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hamilton, AL are 1.63 times less than the daily state average and 1.36 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hamilton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Hamilton, AL in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alabama as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Hamilton, AL to other cities in the state and across the country, Hamilton, AL is 85% safer than other cities of Alabama and 56% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alabama cities and all around the United States, Hamilton, AL has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Hamilton, AL crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hamilton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hamilton is 1 in 564
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamilton is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hamilton is 1 in 50
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Hamilton, AL? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Hamilton, AL your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 564. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 55 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hamilton, AL is 1 in 50.

Year Over Year Crime In Hamilton (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Hamilton, AL is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Hamilton, AL has decreased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Hamilton, AL has decreased by 15%, and the total amount of crime in Hamilton, AL has decreased by 17% year to year.

Hamilton police department

ItemHamiltonAlabamaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)139,968556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

Sex offenders in Alabama

StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
Alabama11,372245222
There are a total of 11,372 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 245 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waikoloa Village, HI6,8412573,3363,593
Withamsville, OH6,8412221,9642,186
Darnestown, MD6,841149753901
Winters, CA6,8433421,5811,922
Franklin, CA6,8405473,3603,907
Hamilton, AL6,8421771,8332,010
Source: The Hamilton, AL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.