Kailua Kona, HI
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Kailua Kona, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Kailua Kona is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Kailua Kona is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Kailua Kona is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Kailua Kona has a crime rate that is higher than 31% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Kailua Kona compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Kailua Kona with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Kailua Kona's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Kailua Kona 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 Kailua Kona.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Kailua Kona'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 Kailua Kona is one in 631.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kailua Kona's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Kailua Kona 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 Kailua Kona is one in 49.

Kailua Kona Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Kailua Kona Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

65

833

898

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.59

20.31

21.90

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kailua Kona 1.59
Hawaii 2.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 631

in Kailua Kona

1 in 399

in Hawaii

Kailua Kona VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 41,006
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kailua Kona 20.31
Hawaii 28.29

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Kailua Kona

1 in 35

in Hawaii

Kailua Kona Property CRIMES

Population: 41,006
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Kailua Kona Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kailua Kona 2
Hawaii 46

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