Pahoa, HI
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Pahoa, 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 Pahoa is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Pahoa is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Pahoa is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Pahoa has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 992, Pahoa has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pahoa does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Pahoa.

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

For Pahoa, 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 Pahoa is one in 142.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pahoa's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Pahoa 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 Pahoa is one in 37.

Importantly, we found that Pahoa 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 Pahoa is one in 198.

Pahoa Crime Data

 

Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Pahoa Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

27

34

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.06

27.22

34.27

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pahoa 7.06
Hawaii 2.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 142

in Pahoa

1 in 341

in Hawaii

Pahoa VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 992
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
Pahoa 27.22
Hawaii 37.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Pahoa

1 in 26

in Hawaii

Pahoa Property CRIMES

Population: 992
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

Pahoa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pahoa 16
Hawaii 61

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