Kailua, HI
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Kailua, HI crime analytics


The crime rate in Kailua is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Kailua is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Kailua has a crime rate that is higher than 44% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Kailua compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Kailua 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'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 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Kailua's violent crime rate is 1 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 is one in 759.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kailua's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Kailua 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 is one in 41.

Kailua Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Kailua Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

53

982

1,035

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.32

24.41

25.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kailua 1.32
Hawaii 2.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 759

in Kailua

1 in 341

in Hawaii
Kailua VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 40,231
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
Kailua 24.41
Hawaii 37.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Kailua

1 in 26

in Hawaii
Kailua Property CRIMES
Population: 40,231
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

Kailua Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kailua 98
Hawaii 61