Honolulu, HI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Honolulu is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Honolulu is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Honolulu is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Honolulu has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Honolulu has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Honolulu is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Honolulu occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Honolulu; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 386. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Honolulu's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Honolulu 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 Honolulu is one in 33.

Importantly, we found that Honolulu 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 Honolulu is one in 273.

Honolulu Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Honolulu Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

894

10,436

11,330

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.59

30.24

32.83

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.59
2.85
National Median: 4
    Honolulu
    Hawaii

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 386

in Honolulu

1 in 350

in Hawaii

Honolulu VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 345,064
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
30.24
28.41
National Median: 21
    Honolulu
    Hawaii

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Honolulu

1 in 35

in Hawaii

Honolulu Property CRIMES

Population: 345,064
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Honolulu Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
166
46
National Median: 28.3
    Honolulu
    Hawaii