Total crime 47%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 58%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaimea/100k peopleHawaii/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,661 (estimate)3,1272,489
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)335 (estimate)286379
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a371.1219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,327 (estimate)2,8412,110

Key findings

  • Waimea crime rates are 47% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waimea are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Waimea you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waimea is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waimea has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Waimea (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waimea

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waimea is 1 in 299
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waimea is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Waimea is 1 in 28

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

      Waimea police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,531558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Hawaii

      StateTotal offendersHawaii /100KNational /100K
      There are a total of 3,118 sex offenders in Hawaii. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in Hawaii per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Waimea CDP (Kauai County), HI1,8041121,1121,224
      Puako, HI7951161,1481,263
      Hawi, HI1,3151231,2251,349
      Kapaau, HI1,9351341,3281,462
      Honokaa, HI2,2381501,4891,639
      Waikoloa Village, HI6,2922532,5142,767
      Halaula, HI6323813,7824,163
      Waimea, HI10,7703353,3273,661

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monroe, WI10,771661,1671,234
      Fort Madison, IA10,7696641,9732,637
      Miami Shores, FL10,7722185,4115,628
      Storm Lake, IA10,7683931,6202,013
      Sweetwater, TX10,7655813,3163,897
      Waimea, HI10,7703353,3273,661
      Source: The Waimea, HI 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.