Reported Annual Crime In Petersburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePetersburg/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime93n/a (estimate)2,9713,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePetersburg/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.04.9
Rape1n/a31.9122.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.0103.1101.9
Assault9n/a287.5497.1237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)319730373
Burglary12n/a383.4475.5491.4
Theft63n/a2,012.82,065.11,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a255.6277.1220.2
Property crime83n/a (estimate)2,6522,8182,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Petersburg is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.14 daily crimes that occur in Petersburg.
  • Petersburg is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Petersburg you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Petersburg has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Petersburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Petersburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Petersburg is 1 in 313
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Petersburg is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Petersburg is 1 in 34

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

Petersburg police department

ItemPetersburgAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)151,171556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.05.43.3
There are a total of 15 Petersburg police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.3% less than the Alaska average and 52.9% 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
Kupreanof, AK481,0544,0695,123
Petersburg, AK2,9263192,6522,971

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Houghton Lake, MI2,9261978931,090
Agua Dulce, TX2,9262591,7762,035
Clarcona, FL2,9262321,4111,643
Drumright, OK2,9262782,2952,573
Bowling Green, FL2,9253101,6531,963
Petersburg, AK2,9263192,6522,971
Source: The Petersburg, 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.