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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 53%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)3,652 (estimate)3,1192,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a44.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a66.686.2
Assaultn/an/an/a135.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)292 (estimate)249381
Burglaryn/an/an/a396.4376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,076.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a397.7228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,360 (estimate)2,8702,200

Key findings

  • Waimea crime rates are 42% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Waimea are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Waimea you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Waimea is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Waimea has increased by 1%

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

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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 343
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waimea is 1 in 30
      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

      ItemWaimeaHawaiiNational
      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
      Hawaii3,118232266
      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), HI1,804971,1231,221
      Puako, HI7951011,1591,260
      Hawi, HI1,3151071,2381,345
      Kapaau, HI1,9351161,3421,458
      Honokaa, HI2,2381311,5051,635
      Waikoloa Village, HI6,2922202,5392,760
      Halaula, HI6323313,8214,152
      Waimea, HI10,7702923,3603,652

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monroe, WI10,7711041,2011,305
      Fort Madison, IA10,7696273,3353,962
      Miami Shores, FL10,7723194,9005,219
      Storm Lake, IA10,7686582,6143,272
      Sweetwater, TX10,7654752,9153,390
      Waimea, HI10,7702923,3603,652
      Source: The Waimea, HI 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.