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


City-Data.com crime index in Fairbanks, AK compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Fairbanks, AK

The 2019 crime rate in Fairbanks, AK is 464 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Fairbanks crime rate rose by 16% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 3 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Fairbanks has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Fairbanks, AK is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fairbanks:

464.1
North Pole:

411.2
Nenana:

50.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Fairbanks by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.2)
5
(16.0)
3
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
3
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(12.3)
1
(3.1)
7
(21.6)
10
(30.4)
4
(12.6)
3
(9.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
67
(211.9)
43
(137.4)
41
(116.7)
59
(165.1)
70
(194.5)
17
(53.0)
29
(89.4)
34
(104.6)
39
(120.1)
14
(42.8)
31
(95.5)
24
(72.9)
21
(66.4)
33
(104.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
47
(148.6)
42
(134.2)
28
(79.7)
46
(128.7)
33
(91.7)
33
(102.8)
37
(114.1)
37
(113.8)
52
(160.1)
24
(73.4)
31
(95.5)
40
(121.4)
43
(135.9)
52
(165.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
153
(483.8)
168
(537.0)
200
(569.3)
163
(456.1)
181
(502.9)
125
(389.5)
100
(308.4)
142
(436.9)
119
(366.4)
118
(361.1)
154
(474.5)
131
(397.7)
125
(395.1)
159
(504.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
297
(939.1)
236
(754.3)
141
(401.4)
191
(534.5)
149
(414.0)
130
(405.1)
130
(400.9)
116
(356.9)
155
(477.3)
149
(456.0)
157
(483.7)
164
(497.9)
111
(350.9)
163
(517.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,163
(3,677)
957
(3,059)
921
(2,622)
1,113
(3,115)
1,117
(3,104)
1,026
(3,197)
1,137
(3,507)
1,050
(3,230)
969
(2,984)
938
(2,871)
1,069
(3,294)
1,121
(3,403)
1,089
(3,442)
1,006
(3,194)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
157
(496.4)
165
(527.4)
127
(361.5)
91
(254.7)
101
(280.6)
76
(236.8)
112
(345.4)
103
(316.9)
123
(378.7)
105
(321.3)
124
(382.1)
208
(631.5)
154
(486.8)
184
(584.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(44.3)
6
(19.2)
3
(8.5)
11
(30.8)
4
(11.1)
5
(15.6)
3
(9.3)
4
(12.3)
1
(3.1)
7
(21.4)
4
(12.3)
6
(18.2)
4
(12.6)
23
(73.0)
City-Data.com crime index569.7506.9410.1444.3459.3338.8382.0384.7425.1307.1439.3456.5399.4464.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 155 registered sex offenders living in Fairbanks, Alaska as of April 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairbanks is 212 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Fairbanks:

458.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Fairbanks:

357.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Fairbanks:

393.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fairbanks:

423.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Fairbanks:

266.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Fairbanks:

408.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Fairbanks:

379.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Fairbanks:

319.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Fairbanks:

311.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fairbanks:

491.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fairbanks:

457.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fairbanks:

458.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Fairbanks:

505.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fairbanks:

534.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fairbanks:

582.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Fairbanks:

326.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Fairbanks:

388.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fairbanks:

373.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Fairbanks:

350.9
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Fairbanks:

315.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Fairbanks:

364.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fairbanks:

318.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Fairbanks:

282.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Fairbanks:

301.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Fairbanks:

280.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Fairbanks:

307.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Fairbanks:

276.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Fairbanks:

280.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Fairbanks:

300.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fairbanks:

265.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Fairbanks:

382.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fairbanks:

446.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fairbanks:

434.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Fairbanks:

276.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Fairbanks:

298.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Fairbanks:

256.0
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 2019, including police officers: 44 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Alaska average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Alaska average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 44 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Alaska average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 43 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Alaska average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 48 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Alaska average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 51 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Alaska average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Alaska average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 47 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Alaska average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 51 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Alaska average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 51 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Alaska average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 50 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Alaska average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 48 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Alaska average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 58 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Alaska average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 58 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Alaska average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 57 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Alaska average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 58 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Alaska average:

1.75

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Fairbanks, AK
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 99703.