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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 34%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamilton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,101 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)471 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,630 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Hamilton crime rates are 32% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hamilton are 21% higher than the national average
  • In Hamilton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hamilton is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hamilton has not changed

Hamilton crime map

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      Daily Crime In Hamilton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hamilton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hamilton is 1 in 213
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamilton is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hamilton is 1 in 33

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

      Hamilton police department

      ItemHamiltonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eddyville, IA1,207140784924
      Oskaloosa, IA11,5383301,6782,008
      Knoxville, IA7,2363111,7372,047
      Albia, IA3,7954901,7172,207
      Leighton, IA1933792,1152,493
      Melrose, IA1534132,3062,718
      Beacon, IA5264182,3352,753
      Hamilton, IA1124712,6303,101

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Paul, AR1129123,5464,458
      Limestone, FL1125862,7013,288
      Browns, IL1126172,2602,877
      La Rose, IL1126462,3633,008
      Durham, KS1126163,1873,803
      Hamilton, IA1124712,6303,101
      Source: The Hamilton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.