Hilo, HI
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Hilo, HI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Hilo is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Hilo is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Hilo is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Hilo has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Hilo to other communities of similar population, then Hilo crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Hilo does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hilo 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 Hilo.

For Hilo, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Hilo is one in 177.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hilo's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Hilo a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Hilo is one in 31.

Hilo Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Hilo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

256

1,455

1,711

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.64

32.05

37.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hilo 5.64
Hawaii 2.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 177

in Hilo

1 in 341

in Hawaii

Hilo VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 45,393
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Hilo 32.05
Hawaii 37.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Hilo

1 in 26

in Hawaii

Hilo Property CRIMES

Population: 45,393
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Hilo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hilo 29
Hawaii 61