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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 71%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamel/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)9842,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape1n/a123.048.042.6
Robbery1n/a123.098.481.6
Assault1n/a123.0254.0250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)369407379
Burglary0n/a0.0271.7340.5
Theft4n/a492.01,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a123.0148.2219.9
Property crime5n/a (estimate)6151,8472,110

Key findings

  • Hamel crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hamel are 3% lower than the national average
  • In Hamel you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hamel is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hamel has increased by 14%

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      Daily Crime In Hamel (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hamel

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hamel is 1 in 271
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamel is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hamel is 1 in 102

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

      Hamel police department

      ItemHamelIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

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      Pierron, IL391000
      Marine, IL872109217326
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      Holiday Shores, IL2,785144655799
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      Troy, IL10,041145706851
      Maryville, IL7,837124772896
      Hamel, IL1,015369615984

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Almedia, PA1,015123566689
      Collinwood, TN1,0150852852
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      Hamel, IL1,015369615984
      Source: The Hamel, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.