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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 82%
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 peopleHampton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)4752,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape0n/a0.036.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault4n/a95.1200.4250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)95267379
Burglary2n/a47.5371.1340.5
Theft14n/a332.81,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0163.0219.9
Property crime16n/a (estimate)3801,7342,110

Key findings

  • Hampton crime rates are 81% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hampton are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Hampton you have a 1 in 211 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hampton is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hampton has increased by 11%

Hampton crime map

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The Hampton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hampton 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 Hampton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Hampton (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hampton on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hampton (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa, are 4.21 times less than the state average and 5.24 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Hampton on a daily basis are 2.80 times less than than Iowa average and 3.99 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hampton are 4.56 times less than the daily state average and 5.55 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Hampton (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Iowa and all other cities across the US, is Hampton safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hampton is safer than 90% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Hampton is safer than 83% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Hampton. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hampton is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hampton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hampton is 1 in 1052
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hampton is 1 in 263
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hampton is 1 in 211
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Hampton, Iowa you have a 1 in 1052 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 263 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 211 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hampton.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Hampton is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Hampton has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 34% in Hampton, while property crimes in Hampton have increased by 33%. Total crime has increased by 11% year over year.

      Hampton police department

      ItemHamptonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)123,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.71.83.3
      There are a total of 12 Hampton police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48% greater than the Iowa average and 18% less than the National average.

      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
      Ackley, IA1,738116753869
      Sheffield, IA1,283117763880
      Meservey, IA1773112,0212,333
      Bradford, IA623372,1882,525
      Hansell, IA933442,2312,574
      Coulter, IA2143642,3612,724
      Thornton, IA4823652,3722,738
      Hampton, IA4,32695380475

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Alfred, NY4,3253731,4261,799
      Medford, WI4,3273251,8782,203
      Groesbeck, TX4,3241161,2781,395
      Carver, MN4,32883728810
      Louisburg, KS4,3231329271,059
      Hampton, IA4,32695380475
      Source: The Hampton, IA 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.