Kahului, HI
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Kahului, HI crime analytics


With a crime rate of 46 per one thousand residents, Kahului 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 22. Within Hawaii, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Kahului.

Importantly, when you compare Kahului to other communities of similar population, then Kahului crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Kahului 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 Kahului 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 Kahului.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Kahului 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 Kahului; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 298. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Kahului is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Kahului, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Kahului 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 Kahului is one in 330.

Kahului Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Kahului Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

93

1,175

1,268

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.35

42.37

45.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kahului 3.35
Hawaii 2.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 298

in Kahului

1 in 341

in Hawaii
Kahului VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,729
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
Kahului 42.37
Hawaii 37.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Kahului

1 in 26

in Hawaii
Kahului Property CRIMES
Population: 27,729
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

Kahului Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kahului 79
Hawaii 61