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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 61%
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 peopleHamilton/100k peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime19n/a (estimate)1,1223,1342,489
Murder0n/a0.09.35.0
Rape3n/a177.147.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.080.881.6
Assault2n/a118.1357.4250.2
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)295495379
Burglary1n/a59.0430.4340.5
Theft11n/a649.41,865.01,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a118.1343.3219.9
Property crime14n/a (estimate)8262,6392,110

Key findings

  • Hamilton crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hamilton are 22% lower than the national average
  • In Hamilton you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hamilton is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hamilton has increased by 27%

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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 339
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamilton is 1 in 122
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hamilton is 1 in 90

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

      Hamilton police department

      ItemHamiltonMissouriNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)512,115558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.73.3
      There are a total of 5 Hamilton police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.1% less than the Missouri average and 14.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Missouri

      StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
      Missouri19,657344266
      There are a total of 19,657 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Braymer, MO7270118118
      Gallatin, MO1,9062361,2591,495
      Lake Viking, MO3242571,3691,626
      Cameron, MO10,1503311,7782,109
      Kidder, MO2026603,5214,181
      Winston, MO2566823,6374,320
      Breckenridge, MO2796853,6524,337
      Hamilton, MO1,7472958261,122

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westwood, KS1,74761345406
      Holland, OH1,747102714816
      Ballplay, AL1,7482441,2761,520
      Woodville, CA1,7482481,3091,556
      Southside Place, TX1,746158683841
      Hamilton, MO1,7472958261,122
      Source: The Hamilton, MO 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.