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Crime rate in Honolulu, Hawaii (HI): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers


City-Data.com crime index in Honolulu, HI compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Honolulu, HI

The 2018 crime rate in Honolulu, HI is 229 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 73.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Honolulu crime rate rose by 6% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 25 - a decrease of 7 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Honolulu has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Honolulu, HI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Honolulu:

229.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Honolulu by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
15
(1.7)
17
(1.9)
19
(2.1)
18
(2.0)
14
(1.5)
19
(2.0)
15
(1.5)
16
(1.6)
32
(3.2)
25
(2.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
234
(25.8)
229
(25.1)
226
(24.9)
203
(22.4)
243
(26.8)
218
(22.9)
318
(31.8)
382
(38.4)
285
(28.8)
340
(34.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
841
(92.6)
956
(104.7)
943
(104.1)
928
(102.4)
869
(95.8)
891
(93.8)
896
(89.7)
836
(84.0)
908
(91.7)
804
(81.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,480
(162.9)
1,543
(169.1)
1,425
(157.3)
1,426
(157.3)
1,411
(155.5)
1,420
(149.4)
1,208
(120.9)
2,097
(210.6)
1,215
(122.7)
1,282
(130.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6,209
(683.4)
5,482
(600.6)
5,777
(637.7)
6,370
(702.8)
5,999
(661.3)
5,760
(606.1)
4,284
(428.7)
3,758
(377.5)
3,331
(336.3)
3,577
(364.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29,376
(3,233)
26,540
(2,908)
26,483
(2,923)
21,473
(2,369)
23,647
(2,607)
22,007
(2,316)
22,930
(2,295)
22,488
(2,259)
20,540
(2,074)
21,118
(2,150)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6,798
(748.2)
6,288
(689.0)
4,937
(545.0)
3,938
(434.5)
3,729
(411.1)
3,901
(410.5)
3,871
(387.4)
4,346
(436.5)
3,606
(364.1)
4,191
(426.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
547
(60.2)
588
(64.4)
407
(44.9)
365
(40.3)
413
(45.5)
349
(36.7)
231
(23.1)
263
(26.4)
327
(33.0)
258
(26.3)
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The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
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According to our research of Hawaii and other state lists, there were 766 registered sex offenders living in Honolulu, Hawaii as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Honolulu is 489 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Honolulu:

145.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Honolulu:

142.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Honolulu:

188.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Honolulu:

140.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
Honolulu:

148.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Honolulu:

155.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Honolulu:

156.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Honolulu:

159.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Honolulu:

165.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Honolulu:

156.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Honolulu:

82.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Honolulu:

85.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Honolulu:

87.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Honolulu:

244.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Honolulu:

225.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Honolulu:

253.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Honolulu:

258.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Honolulu:

298.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Honolulu:

324.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Honolulu:

324.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Honolulu:

355.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Honolulu:

368.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Honolulu:

410.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Honolulu:

235.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Honolulu:

259.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Honolulu:

289.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2,434 (1,942 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Hawaii average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 2,510 (2,013 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Hawaii average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 2,537 (2,042 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Hawaii average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 2,539 (1,995 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Hawaii average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2,578 (2,093 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Hawaii average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2,433 (1,956 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Hawaii average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2,531 (2,057 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Hawaii average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2,544 (2,063 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Hawaii average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2,554 (2,066 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Hawaii average:

2.28

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2,610 (2,105 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Hawaii average:

2.43

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 2,620 (2,125 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Hawaii average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 2,548 (2,049 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Hawaii average:

2.37

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 2,532 (2,053 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.52
Hawaii average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 2,476 (2,005 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.39
Hawaii average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 2,327 (1,889 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.08
Hawaii average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 2,454 (1,976 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.32
Hawaii average:

2.24

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Honolulu, HI
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 96822.