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Crime Report for Hamilton Township, Mercer County,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Hamilton Township, Mercer County, is 2.3 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Hamilton Township, Mercer County Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Hamilton Township, Mercer County, has a violent crime rate of 195 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 342 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Hamilton Township, Mercer County 195
NJ 342
National 676

Hamilton Township, Mercer County, is in the 70% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 49% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 70% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Hamilton Township, Mercer County, or said another way, 30% of cities in have crime rates higher than Hamilton Township, Mercer County.


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Crime Hamilton Township, Mercer County NJ Nation
Violent Crime Total 194.9 342.3 676
Murder / NNH 1.1 4.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 10.0 13.0 31.1
Robbery Rate 103.0 148.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 80.9 159.4 315
Property Crime Total 2080.2 2219.8 3726.9
Burglary 509.5 456.9 812.3
Larceny Theft 1389.0 1563.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 181.7 234.4 382.3
Arson 6.7 13.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Hamilton Township, Mercer County, has a property crime rate of 2080.2 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2219.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Hamilton Township, Mercer County 2080.2
NJ 2219.8
National 3727



Hamilton Township, Mercer County Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 63
National Percentile Rank - 42