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Crime rate in Anchorage, Alaska (AK): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Anchorage by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
10
(3.8)
10
(3.8)
18
(6.7)
17
(6.3)
15
(5.5)
16
(5.8)
17
(6.1)
22
(7.7)
10
(3.6)
14
(4.9)
13
(4.5)
12
(4.0)
15
(5.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
195
(74.7)
210
(79.7)
254
(95.0)
244
(90.0)
263
(96.1)
224
(81.1)
248
(89.3)
257
(90.4)
263
(93.9)
282
(99.5)
264
(90.9)
283
(95.3)
303
(101.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
346
(132.6)
384
(145.7)
382
(142.9)
340
(125.4)
331
(120.9)
384
(139.1)
465
(167.5)
453
(159.4)
544
(194.2)
534
(188.5)
454
(156.4)
465
(156.6)
488
(163.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
973
(372.9)
1,144
(434.0)
1,067
(399.2)
1,143
(421.6)
1,555
(568.1)
1,407
(509.6)
1,862
(670.5)
1,673
(588.8)
1,830
(653.4)
1,658
(585.2)
1,701
(585.9)
1,628
(548.2)
1,673
(559.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,533
(587.6)
1,606
(609.3)
1,521
(569.1)
1,418
(523.1)
1,523
(556.4)
1,783
(645.8)
1,733
(624.1)
1,454
(511.7)
1,191
(425.3)
1,613
(569.4)
1,223
(421.2)
1,080
(363.7)
1,158
(387.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8,799
(3,372.6)
8,648
(3,280.9)
9,255
(3,462.7)
9,091
(3,353.6)
7,354
(2,686.7)
8,248
(2,987.2)
8,543
(3,076.4)
8,397
(2,955.2)
7,254
(2,590.1)
7,835
(2,765.6)
8,178
(2,816.8)
7,750
(2,609.8)
8,554
(2,859.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,010
(387.1)
1,212
(459.8)
1,173
(438.9)
1,197
(441.6)
1,024
(374.1)
1,334
(483.1)
1,445
(520.4)
1,256
(442.0)
766
(273.5)
868
(306.4)
813
(280.0)
625
(210.5)
831
(277.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
101
(38.7)
103
(39.1)
141
(52.8)
128
(47.2)
82
(30.0)
76
(27.5)
106
(38.2)
145
(51.0)
106
(37.8)
111
(39.2)
86
(29.6)
126
(42.4)
97
(32.4)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)399.2423.5437.0423.6425.1434.8489.1454.6437.8449.8421.3398.0426.6
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 900 registered sex offenders living in Anchorage, Alaska as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Anchorage to the number of sex offenders is 332 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


See how dangerous Anchorage, AK is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Anchorage:

426.6
Houston:

236.8
Wasilla:

398.9
Palmer:

174.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Anchorage:

485.1
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Anchorage:

467.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Anchorage:

483.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Anchorage:

509.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Anchorage:

538.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Anchorage:

492.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Anchorage:

534.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Anchorage:

428.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Anchorage:

463.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Anchorage:

386.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Anchorage:

389.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Anchorage:

387.1
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Anchorage:

344.1
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Anchorage:

269.0
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Anchorage:

241.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Anchorage:

274.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Anchorage:

306.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Anchorage:

262.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Anchorage:

324.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Anchorage:

366.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Anchorage:

360.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Anchorage:

309.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Anchorage:

347.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Anchorage:

362.2
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Anchorage:

364.3
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Anchorage:

353.4
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Anchorage, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 511 (372 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Alaska average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 535 (390 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Alaska average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 526 (373 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Alaska average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 544 (383 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Alaska average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 553 (383 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Alaska average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 529 (365 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Alaska average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 536 (367 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Alaska average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 495 (345 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Alaska average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 510 (346 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Alaska average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 465 (309 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Alaska average:

1.75


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Anchorage

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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