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The crime rate in Hamilton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 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 Hamilton is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Hamilton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Montana, Hamilton has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city'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 4,602, Hamilton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Hamilton 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 Hamilton.

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

For Hamilton, 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 Hamilton is one in 177.

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

Hamilton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Hamilton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

160

186

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.65

34.77

40.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hamilton 5.65
Montana 3.50
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 177

in Hamilton

1 in 286

in Montana
Hamilton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,602
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 0 21
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.09 0.00 4.56
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
Hamilton 34.77
Montana 26.24
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Hamilton

1 in 38

in Montana
Hamilton Property CRIMES
Population: 4,602
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 139 6
Rate per 1,000 3.26 30.20 1.30
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

Hamilton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hamilton 73
Montana 31

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