Reported Annual Crime In Fairbanks

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairbanks/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,349n/a (estimate)4,1283,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairbanks/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.18.04.9
Rape14n/a42.8122.038.6
Robbery24n/a73.4103.1101.9
Assault118n/a361.1497.1237.8
Violent crime157n/a (estimate)480730373
Burglary149n/a456.0475.5491.4
Theft938n/a2,870.52,065.11,775.4
Vehicle theft105n/a321.3277.1220.2
Property crime1,192n/a (estimate)3,6482,8182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Fairbanks, AK is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Fairbanks, AK. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Fairbanks, AK averages 16% higher than the rest of Alaska while the rate of crime on a national scale is 44% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Fairbanks, AK is 34% lower than the average rate of crime in Alaska and 29% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 29% higher than the remainder of the state of Alaska and 47% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Fairbanks, AK area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairbanks is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.31 daily crimes that occur in Fairbanks.
  • Fairbanks is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairbanks you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairbanks has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Fairbanks (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Fairbanks, AK for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alaska as well as those across America as a whole. The Fairbanks, AK total amount of daily offenses is 1.16 times more than the Alaska average and 1.44 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fairbanks, AK is 1.52 times less than the Alaska average, and it is 1.29 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Fairbanks, AK has a daily crime figure that is 1.29 times more than the Alaska average and 1.47 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Fairbanks (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Alaska and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Fairbanks, AK? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fairbanks, AK has been ranked safer than 44% of other cities in the state of Alaska. In addition, Fairbanks, AK is safer than 20% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alaska and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Fairbanks, AK. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Fairbanks, AK is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairbanks

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairbanks is 1 in 209
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairbanks is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairbanks is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fairbanks, AK? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fairbanks, AK you have a 1 in 209 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fairbanks, AK.

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

The year over year crime rate for Fairbanks, AK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Fairbanks, 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 decreased by 27% in Fairbanks, AK, while property crimes in Fairbanks, AK have decreased by 5%. Crimes in total for Fairbanks, AK have decreased by 8% year over year.

Fairbanks police department

ItemFairbanksAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)501,171556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.55.43.3
There are a total of 50 Fairbanks police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 71.4% less than the Alaska average and 52.8% less 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
Ester, AK2,6533111,1991,510
Goldstream, AK3,9103251,2561,581
Farmers Loop, AK4,0624001,5451,945
Chena Ridge, AK5,6714751,8332,308
Steele Creek, AK6,1804871,8812,368
Fairbanks, AK32,1004803,6484,128

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pikesville, MD32,1253931,9922,385
Cooper City, FL32,058871,1141,201
Four Corners, FL32,1545773,5124,089
Tooele, UT32,1644703,9014,370
Fort Hood, TX32,1776884,7295,418
Fairbanks, AK32,1004803,6484,128
Source: The Fairbanks, 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.