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


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

Crime rate in Nome, AK

The 2019 crime rate in Nome, AK is 1,532 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 5.7 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 99.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Nome crime rate rose by 29% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Nome has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Nome, AK is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Nome:

1,531.7
Kotzebue:

1,035.1
Nenana:

41.4
Fairbanks:

464.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Nome by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(216.9)
4
(109.3)
3
(79.4)
4
(105.1)
4
(104.1)
1
(26.1)
1
(26.0)
7
(182.8)
39
(1,007)
59
(1,513)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.0)
1
(26.3)
2
(52.0)
1
(26.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.8)
1
(25.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(244.0)
29
(792.1)
18
(476.7)
29
(762.2)
42
(1,093)
45
(1,174)
48
(1,248)
52
(1,358)
63
(1,626)
47
(1,205)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(379.6)
16
(437.0)
12
(317.8)
10
(262.8)
9
(234.1)
9
(234.9)
5
(130.0)
8
(208.9)
5
(129.1)
14
(359.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(1,491)
23
(628.2)
23
(609.1)
40
(1,051)
32
(832.5)
30
(782.9)
27
(702.0)
16
(417.9)
26
(671.1)
32
(820.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(271.1)
9
(245.8)
9
(238.3)
6
(157.7)
16
(416.2)
6
(156.6)
6
(156.0)
3
(78.3)
6
(154.9)
7
(179.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(54.2)
1
(27.3)
2
(53.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index330.3375.9240.5317.5400.4323.9320.1455.51186.61531.7

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 21 registered sex offenders living in Nome, Alaska as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nome is 181 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Nome:

2,128.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Nome:

1,832.7
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Nome:

861.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Nome:

650.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Nome:

626.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Nome:

676.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Nome:

499.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Nome:

344.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Nome:

560.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Nome:

338.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Nome:

139.8
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Nome:

82.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Nome:

74.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Nome:

84.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Nome:

109.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Nome:

150.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Nome:

128.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Nome:

129.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Nome:

155.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Nome:

191.2
U.S. Average:

276.4
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: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alaska average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Alaska average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 15 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Alaska average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 15 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Alaska average:

1.70

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Alaska average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Alaska average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Alaska average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.00
Alaska average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 16 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Alaska average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alaska average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 13 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Alaska average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 13 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Alaska average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 16 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Alaska average:

1.82

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 16 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Alaska average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Alaska average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Alaska average:

1.75

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

Zip codes: 99762.