Crime in Hamilton, Canada

Crime rates in Hamilton, Canada

Level of crime
61.48 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
75.10 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
46.73 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
48.37 Moderate
Worries car stolen
45.54 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
55.56 Moderate
Worries attacked
50.75 Moderate
Worries being insulted
53.92 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
34.93 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
73.29 High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
64.39 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
53.80 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
45.11 Moderate

Safety in Hamilton, Canada

Safety walking alone during daylight
64.11 High
Safety walking alone during night
33.58 Low

Contributors: 234

Last update: February 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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4 Comments so far
Anonymous on Dec 13, 2022:
Hamilton is very 2 sided, the "mountain" is basically the poverty line of the city. The Mountain is overall very safe, just avoid the North Mountain {Concession St. Neighbourhoods Between Upper Gage/Upper Wentworth} Downtown though, {Lower Mountain} can be very dangerous, Especially East Of James/John St, Where most of the crime is located. There is also some pockets of the city along King/Main St E. That are dodgy. Most of the crime is petty, like homeless people breaking into vehicles, looting them. But some is violent. Most of the violent crime takes place on Barton St E. {Robberies, Shootings, Prostitution, Etc.} Anyways, just watch your back when youre downtown lol. Thanks for reading.
Loyd on Jul 25, 2022:
I can help with anything I'm good at finding people and fighting them all I need is two titanium swords and a oni mask that's all text me in September the 10th should work I got biasness still

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James on Mar 14, 2021:
Crime is concentrated in the area East of James Street N. The further West you live in the city, the lower the crime rate. A lot of homeless and poor Whites in those areas.
Samuel on Jul 25, 2020:
There is a lot of crime here but trust me that it’s not as bad as London in the United Kingdom or Paris. Just be weary of your surroundings and you should be fine.