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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 70%
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 peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,493n/a (estimate)4,0112,3492,489
Murder4n/a6.44.65.0
Rape40n/a64.449.042.6
Robbery65n/a104.675.781.6
Assault156n/a251.0163.9250.2
Violent crime265n/a (estimate)426293379
Burglary417n/a670.9375.5340.5
Theft1,521n/a2,447.11,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theft290n/a466.6159.7219.9
Property crime2,228n/a (estimate)3,5852,0562,110

Key findings

  • Hamilton crime rates are 61% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hamilton are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Hamilton you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hamilton is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hamilton has decreased by 17%

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The Hamilton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hamilton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Hamilton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Hamilton (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Hamilton for every 100,000 residents. The Hamilton total amount of daily crime is 1.71 times more than the Ohio average and 1.61 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hamilton, is 1.45 times more than the Ohio average, and it is 1.12 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Hamilton has a daily crime average that is 1.74 times more than the Ohio average and 1.70 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Hamilton (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Hamilton, Ohio compared to other areas of Ohio, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Hamilton safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Hamilton is safer than 8% of Ohio cities, and 17% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Ohio, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Hamilton. At this time, Hamilton sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hamilton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hamilton is 1 in 235
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hamilton is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hamilton is 1 in 25
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Hamilton, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 235. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hamilton is 1 in 25.

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

      Determining whether Hamilton is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Hamilton violent crime rates have decreased by 16%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 17% year over year. Total crimes for Hamilton has decreased by 17% in the same time frame.

      Hamilton police department

      ItemHamiltonOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13417,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.73.3
      There are a total of 134 Hamilton police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.9% less than the Ohio average and 34.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Ohio

      StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
      Ohio17,872156266
      There are a total of 17,872 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dunlap, OH1,92641289330
      Wetherington, OH1,52741289330
      Dry Ridge, OH2,57346323368
      Glendale, OH2,24646323368
      Sixteen Mile Stand, OH3,18556392447
      Amberley, OH3,59556392447
      Four Bridges, OH3,35956392447
      Hamilton, OH62,2594263,5854,011

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Council Bluffs, IA62,3267905,8456,635
      Dundalk, MD62,3377533,2323,985
      Haverhill, MA62,3405241,3111,835
      Encinitas, CA62,1601369551,091
      Coon Rapids, MN62,1591322,1042,237
      Hamilton, OH62,2594263,5854,011
      Source: The Hamilton, OH 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.