Wahiawa, HI
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Wahiawa, HI crime analytics


The crime rate in Wahiawa 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 Wahiawa is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Wahiawa is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Wahiawa has a crime rate that is higher than 53% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Wahiawa 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 Wahiawa; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 502. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Importantly, we found that Wahiawa 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 Wahiawa is one in 285.

Wahiawa Crime Data

 
Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Wahiawa Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

495

532

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.99

26.67

28.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wahiawa 1.99
Hawaii 2.93
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 502

in Wahiawa

1 in 341

in Hawaii
Wahiawa VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 18,557
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
Wahiawa 26.67
Hawaii 37.96
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Wahiawa

1 in 26

in Hawaii
Wahiawa Property CRIMES
Population: 18,557
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

Wahiawa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wahiawa 229
Hawaii 61