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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 27%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)3,099 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)414 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,686 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Hamilton crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hamilton are 9% higher than the national average
  • In Hamilton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hamilton is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hamilton has increased by 3%

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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 242
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamilton is 1 in 38
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eddyville, IA1,207123800924
      Knoxville, IA7,2362731,7732,046
      Albia, IA3,7953761,7182,094
      Oskaloosa, IA11,5384731,7872,260
      Leighton, IA1933332,1602,492
      Melrose, IA1533632,3542,717
      Beacon, IA5263672,3852,752
      Hamilton, IA1124142,6863,099

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ithaca, NE1123422,3172,659
      Ludlow, MO1127994,2625,061
      Catawba, WI1124092,0512,460
      Limestone, FL1125773,2773,854
      Browns, IL1125902,6763,265
      Hamilton, IA1124142,6863,099
      Source: The Hamilton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.