Hamilton County, KS Arrest Records

Hamilton County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.18 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Pottawatomie, Franklin, Finney counties in Kansas.
Hamilton County, KS property crime rate is 1.58 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 2 motor vehicle theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 100.00% compared to 2015.

Hamilton County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Hamilton County in 2016 decreased by 70.83% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 3 while non-violent crime decreased by 80% from 20 to 4.

5 Crimes In Hamilton County, KS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Aggravated assault 3
Motor vehicle theft 2
Burglary 1
Larceny-theft 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Hamilton County decreased by 25% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Hamilton County was 74.79% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.118%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Hamilton County decreased by 80% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Hamilton County was 94.45% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.158%.

How Hamilton stands up against other counties

Hamilton vs. Rawlins

You’ll be in more safety in Hamilton compared to Rawlins county that had 84.77% higher crime rate compared to Hamilton county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.1830 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3923 in Rawlins county.
Larceny rates of 0.3943 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.5308 in Rawlins county.

Hamilton vs. Kiowa

You’ll be in more safety in Hamilton compared to Kiowa county that had 89.68% higher crime rate compared to Hamilton county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Kiowa county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.7886 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Kiowa county.

Names with the most arrests in Hamilton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Hamilton, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 31.22% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hamilton County is 0.92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.76 daily crimes that occur in Hamilton County.
  • Hamilton, KS is safer than Rawlins.
  • In Hamilton County you have a 1 in 362 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Hamilton, KS have decreased by 70.83%.

Hamilton Police Departments

Names in Hamilton County