The county of Hamilton had 731 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,956.69 per 100,000 residents. This is 164.77% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 58 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hamilton also processed 223 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alachua and Baker, Hamilton is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hamilton is larceny/theft totaling 126, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hamilton County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hamilton tallied 58 violent crimes and 223 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hamilton is higher by 164.77% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Hamilton are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 51-60.