Waipahu, HI
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Waipahu, HI crime analytics


The crime rate in Waipahu is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Waipahu is 1 in 33. Based on FBI crime data, Waipahu is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Hawaii, Waipahu has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Waipahu'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 Waipahu is one in 538.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Waipahu's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Waipahu 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 Waipahu is one in 35.

Importantly, we found that Waipahu 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 Waipahu is one in 238.

Waipahu Crime Data

 

Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Waipahu Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

74

1,144

1,218

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.86

28.75

30.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Waipahu 1.86
Hawaii 2.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 538

in Waipahu

1 in 341

in Hawaii

Waipahu VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,794
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
Waipahu 28.75
Hawaii 37.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Waipahu

1 in 26

in Hawaii

Waipahu Property CRIMES

Population: 39,794
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

Waipahu Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Waipahu 436
Hawaii 61