The county of Hamilton had 9,970 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 332.47 per 100,000 residents. This is 55.01% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 183 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hamilton also processed 2,507 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Butler and Geauga, Hamilton is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hamilton is larceny/theft totaling 1,918, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hamilton County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hamilton tallied 183 violent crimes and 2,507 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hamilton is lower by 55.01% 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 81-90.