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Hamburg, New York Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Hamburg, New York. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Hamburg compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Hamburg, New York, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 5,329 total crimes reported in Hamburg, New York (205 of them violent). Of the 761 crimes that occur a year in Hamburg, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hamburg, New York every 11 hours. This includes 1 murder, 17 rapes, and more than four thousand thefts (including 162 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Hamburg, New York (2001, 2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Hamburg, New York for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Hamburg increased by 42 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 30 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 7 years in Hamburg. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly two thousand for Hamburg, New York in 2009.

Crime Trends in Hamburg, New York (2001, 2003-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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Crime Data Information

Hamburg, New York law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Hamburg conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.