Annual Crime In Hamilton (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamilton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,232 (estimate)2,3372,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHamilton/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)213 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,019 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Hamilton crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hamilton are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Hamilton you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hamilton is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hamilton has decreased by 6%

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Compare Hamilton, IL Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Hamilton (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Hamilton (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hamilton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hamilton is 1 in 470
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamilton is 1 in 99
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hamilton is 1 in 82

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

      Hamilton police department

      ItemHamiltonIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)430,690558,732
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carthage, IL2,513819331,014
      Nauvoo, IL1,2921919141,105
      Warsaw, IL1,4751999521,150
      Montrose, IA9503182,1512,469
      Lima, IL1215772,7613,338
      Basco, IL856062,9023,508
      Ferris, IL1186102,9183,528
      Hamilton, IL2,9162131,0191,232

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rineyville, KY2,91664590654
      Preston Heights, IL2,9162151,0301,245
      Walsenburg, CO2,9172441,6401,884
      Bal Harbour, FL2,917962,3432,439
      North Boston, NY2,915181743923
      Hamilton, IL2,9162131,0191,232
      Source: The Hamilton, IL 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.