Pearl City, HI
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Pearl City, HI crime analytics


The crime rate in Pearl City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Pearl City is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Pearl City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Pearl City has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Pearl City'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 Pearl City is one in 594.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pearl City's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Pearl City 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 Pearl City is one in 36.

Importantly, we found that Pearl City 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 Pearl City is one in 374.

Pearl City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Pearl City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

83

1,363

1,446

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.68

27.63

29.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pearl City 1.68
Hawaii 2.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 594

in Pearl City

1 in 341

in Hawaii
Pearl City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 49,325
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
Pearl City 27.63
Hawaii 37.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Pearl City

1 in 26

in Hawaii
Pearl City Property CRIMES
Population: 49,325
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

Pearl City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pearl City 144
Hawaii 61