Reported Annual Crime In Nome

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNome/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime92n/a (estimate)2,4013,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNome/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.04.9
Rape1n/a26.1122.038.6
Robbery1n/a26.1103.1101.9
Assault45n/a1,174.3497.1237.8
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)1,227730373
Burglary9n/a234.9475.5491.4
Theft30n/a782.92,065.11,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a156.6277.1220.2
Property crime45n/a (estimate)1,1742,8182,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Nome, AK. These figures on reported criminal activity in Nome, AK, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Nome, AK is 32% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Alaska, and when compared with the national average, is 16% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Nome, AK has 68% higher than violent crime rate than Alaska average, while remaining 229% higher than the national average. In property crime, Nome, AK is 58% lower than the average of Alaska and is 53% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nome is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.58 daily crimes that occur in Nome.
  • Nome is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Nome you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nome has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Nome (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Nome, AK is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Alaska and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Nome, AK are 1.48 times less than the Alaska average and 1.19 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Nome, AK are 1.68 times more than than Alaska and 3.29 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Nome, AK are 2.40 times less than than Alaska and 2.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Nome (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Nome, AK compared to every other city in Alaska as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Nome, AK ranks safer than 20% of every city located within Alaska along with 6% 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 Nome, AK. As a result, Nome, AK is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nome

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nome is 1 in 82
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nome is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of crime in Nome is 1 in 42
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Nome, AK? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Nome, AK you have a 1 in 82 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 86 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Nome, AK.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Nome, AK is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Nome, AK has decreased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Nome, AK has decreased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Nome, AK has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Nome police department

ItemNomeAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)141,171556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.43.3
There are a total of 14 Nome police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.2% less than the Alaska average and 13.5% 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
Nome, AK3,7451,2271,1742,401

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rayville, LA3,7453852,3922,777
Genesee, CO3,74561503564
Ballinger, TX3,7444572,1762,632
Mineral Ridge, OH3,7441561,3801,536
Hudson, NC3,7443232,3692,692
Nome, AK3,7451,2271,1742,401
Source: The Nome, 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.