Reported Annual Crime In Sitka

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSitka/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime161n/a (estimate)1,8193,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSitka/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.04.9
Rape0n/a0.0122.038.6
Robbery1n/a11.3103.1101.9
Assault13n/a146.9497.1237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)158730373
Burglary10n/a113.0475.5491.4
Theft132n/a1,491.52,065.11,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a56.5277.1220.2
Property crime147n/a (estimate)1,6612,8182,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Sitka, AK. All reported Sitka, AK crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Sitka, AK overall crime rate is 49% lower than in comparison to the Alaska average; and is also 36% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Sitka, AK, the rate is 78% lower than compared to the Alaska average, and 58% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Sitka, AK comes in at 41% lower than to the average seen in Alaska, and 33% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sitka is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.98 daily crimes that occur in Sitka.
  • Sitka is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sitka you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sitka has decreased by 33%.

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Daily Crime In Sitka (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sitka, AK per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Alaska as well as national figures. In Sitka, AK the total number of daily crimes is 1.95 times less than the Alaska average and 1.57 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Sitka, AK are 4.62 times less than the Alaska average and 2.36 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Sitka, AK has a daily crime rate that is 1.70 times less than the Alaska average and 1.50 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Sitka (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Sitka, AK compared to other areas of Alaska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Sitka, AK safer than 88% when compared to other Alaska cities, and 61% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alaska, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Sitka, AK. At this time, Sitka, AK sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sitka

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sitka is 1 in 633
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sitka is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sitka is 1 in 55
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sitka, AK? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sitka, AK you have a 1 in 633 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 61 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sitka, AK.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sitka, 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 Sitka, AK has increased by 139%, while the property crime rate in Sitka, AK has decreased by 37% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sitka, AK has decreased by 33% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sitka police department

ItemSitkaAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)291,171556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.25.43.3
There are a total of 29 Sitka police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.6% less than the Alaska average and 2% 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
Sitka, AK8,9571581,6611,819

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pitman, NJ8,959791,0391,118
New Baltimore, VA8,95580759839
Barre, VT8,9551481,4801,628
Bothell East, WA8,9591011,2371,339
Moundsville, WV8,9603503,4003,751
Sitka, AK8,9571581,6611,819
Source: The Sitka, 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.