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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 87%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHampton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)4281,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape0n/a0.030.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault6n/a142.8187.9246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)143250381
Burglary2n/a47.6352.6376.0
Theft8n/a190.41,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a47.6148.5228.9
Property crime12n/a (estimate)2861,6922,200

Key findings

  • Hampton crime rates are 83% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hampton are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Hampton you have a 1 in 234 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hampton is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hampton has decreased by 9%

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 4.53 times less than the state average and 6.02 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Hampton on a daily basis are 1.75 times less than than Iowa average and 2.67 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hampton are 5.92 times less than the daily state average and 7.70 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 78% 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 701
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hampton is 1 in 351
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hampton is 1 in 234
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Hampton, Iowa you have a 1 in 701 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 351 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 234 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 increased by 1% in Hampton, while property crimes in Hampton have decreased by 13%. Total crime has decreased by 9% 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, IA1,738109735843
      Sheffield, IA1,283110744854
      Meservey, IA1772911,9732,264
      Bradford, IA623152,1352,451
      Hansell, IA933222,1772,499
      Coulter, IA2143402,3042,644
      Thornton, IA4823422,3152,657
      Hampton, IA4,326143286428

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Medford, WI4,3271402,3992,538
      Alfred, NY4,3253641,4961,860
      Groesbeck, TX4,3242322,3402,572
      Carver, MN4,32877698775
      Coopersville, MI4,3293371,2411,578
      Hampton, IA4,326143286428
      Source: The Hampton, 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.