Pahoa, HI
Crime Rates



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Pahoa, 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

With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Pahoa 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 23. Within Hawaii, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pahoa.

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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pahoa 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 Pahoa; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 248. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pahoa is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pahoa, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

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 110.

Pahoa Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Pahoa Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

39

43

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.03

39.31

43.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pahoa 4.03
Hawaii 2.85

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 248

in Pahoa

1 in 350

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: 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)

Crime
Pahoa 39.31
Hawaii 28.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Pahoa

1 in 35

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: 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

Pahoa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pahoa 20
Hawaii 46

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