Reported Annual Crime In Bethel

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime266n/a (estimate)4,0943,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a30.88.04.9
Rape20n/a307.8122.038.6
Robbery9n/a138.5103.1101.9
Assault63n/a969.7497.1237.8
Violent crime94n/a (estimate)1,447730373
Burglary58n/a892.7475.5491.4
Theft76n/a1,169.82,065.11,775.4
Vehicle theft38n/a584.9277.1220.2
Property crime172n/a (estimate)2,6472,8182,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bethel, AK for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bethel, AK is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bethel, AK crime rates are 15% higher than in comparison to the Alaska mean and are 43% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bethel, AK has a rate that is 98% higher than the Alaska average; compared to the United States, it is 288% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bethel, AK is 6% lower than its state's mean, and 6% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bethel is 43% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.22 daily crimes that occur in Bethel.
  • Bethel is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bethel you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bethel has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Bethel (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bethel, AK per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Alaska and on a national scale. In Bethel, AK the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.15 times more than the Alaska average and 1.43 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bethel, AK is 1.98 times more than the Alaska average and 3.88 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bethel, AK has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.06 times less than the Alaska average and 1.06 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bethel (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bethel, AK compared to every other city in Alaska as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bethel, AK ranks safer than 8% of every city located within Alaska along with 5% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alaska and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bethel, AK. As a result, Bethel, AK is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethel

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethel is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethel is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethel is 1 in 25
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Bethel, AK? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Bethel, AK your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 70. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 38 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Bethel, AK is 1 in 25.

Year Over Year Crime In Bethel (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Bethel, AK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Bethel, AK has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 66% in Bethel, AK, while property crimes in Bethel, AK have increased by 13%. Crimes in total for Bethel, AK have increased by 27% year over year.

Bethel police department

ItemBethelAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)231,171556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.43.3
There are a total of 23 Bethel police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.2% less than the Alaska average and 11.9% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Alaska

StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
Alaska3,188455222
There are a total of 3,188 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 455 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 105% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oscarville, AK291,0744,1465,220
Akiachak, AK5901,0914,2125,303
Napaskiak, AK4301,1424,4105,552
Kwethluk, AK7631,1744,5325,706
Napakiak, AK3651,1754,5375,712
Bethel, AK6,2951,4472,6474,094

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Harriman, TN6,2967124,5295,241
South Valley Stream, NY6,293190803993
Youngtown, AZ6,2994543,3613,815
Buena Vista, MI6,3025412,4532,994
Ephraim, UT6,30361657718
Bethel, AK6,2951,4472,6474,094
Source: The Bethel, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.