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Hamilton Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 17th
  • Violent Crimes: 11th (8th per 100k)
  • Rape: 8th (6th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 10th (8th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 14th (10th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 15th (14th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 14th (10th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 16th (25th per 100k)
  • Arson: 8th (8th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 4,809th
  • Violent Crimes: 607th (1,057th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 186th (417th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 465th (870th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,622nd (1,727th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 713th (3,392nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,405th (1,259th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 510th (2,002nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (619th per 100k)

In Ravalli County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (1st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 4,602
  • Households: 2,371
  • Median Income: $27,907
  • Land Area: 2.503 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.038 miles2
  • Time Zone: MDT

Hamilton, MT Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 0
Rape 3 5
Agg. Assault 19 21
Robbery 0 0
Burglary 21 15
Vehicle Thefts 8 6
Arson 2 1

Violent Crimes in Hamilton, MT in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 5
Aggravated Assault 21
Robbery 0

Property Crimes in Hamilton, MT in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 15
Larceny 139
Motor Vehicle Theft 6
Arson 1

Rape in Hamilton, MT

Year Rape
2006 3
2007 2
2008 4
2009 4
2010 3
2011 2
2012 3
2013 0
2014 3
2015 5

Violent Crimes in Hamilton, MT

Year Violent Crimes
2006 24
2007 23
2008 16
2009 15
2010 24
2011 29
2012 29
2013 24
2014 23
2015 26

Montana Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Hamilton, MT included 26 violent crimes and 160 property crimes. The 26 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 21 aggravated assaults, 5 forcible rapes, and 0 robberies. The 160 property crimes included: 6 motor vehicle thefts, 15 burglaries, 1 count of arson, and 139 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Hamilton, MT which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 3313 3611
Murder 37 36
Rape 971 978
Agg. Assault 2532 2818
Robbery 203 210
Property Crimes 25312 27100
Burglary 3595 3838
Larceny 19674 20844
Vehicle Thefts 2043 2418
Arson 0 0

Looking for information on a specific individual in Hamilton, MT? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Hamilton or in the greater Hamilton, MT metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.

Rape in the state of Montana

Year Rape
2006 269
2007 290
2008 294
2009 294
2010 321
2011 357
2012 379
2013 697
2014 971
2015 978

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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