Hiram, GA
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With a crime rate of 118 per one thousand residents, Hiram has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 8. Within Georgia, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Hiram.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,792, Hiram has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Hiram does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Hiram.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hiram does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Hiram.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Hiram's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Hiram is one in 542.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Hiram experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Hiram is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Hiram, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 9, which is a rate of 117 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Hiram has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Hiram is one in 292.

Hiram Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 0% of U.S. Cities

Hiram Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

442

449

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.85

116.56

118.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hiram 1.85
Georgia 3.78
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 542

in Hiram

1 in 264

in Georgia
Hiram VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,792
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 5 1
Rate per 1,000 0.26 0.00 1.32 0.26
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hiram 116.56
Georgia 30.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 9

in Hiram

1 in 33

in Georgia
Hiram Property CRIMES
Population: 3,792
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 406 13
Rate per 1,000 6.07 107.07 3.43
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Hiram Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hiram 115
Georgia 30