Reported Annual Crime In Valdez

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValdez/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime94n/a (estimate)2,4083,5482,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValdez/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.04.9
Rape2n/a51.2122.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.0103.1101.9
Assault10n/a256.2497.1237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)307730373
Burglary5n/a128.1475.5491.4
Theft71n/a1,819.12,065.11,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a153.7277.1220.2
Property crime82n/a (estimate)2,1012,8182,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Valdez, AK. These figures on reported criminal activity in Valdez, 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 Valdez, 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, Valdez, AK has 58% lower than violent crime rate than Alaska average, while remaining 17% lower than the national average. In property crime, Valdez, AK is 25% lower than the average of Alaska and is 16% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Valdez is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.6 daily crimes that occur in Valdez.
  • Valdez is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Valdez you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Valdez has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Valdez (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Valdez, AK per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Alaska and on a national scale. In Valdez, AK the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.47 times less than the Alaska average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Valdez, AK is 2.37 times less than the Alaska average and 1.21 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Valdez, AK has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the Alaska average and 1.18 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Valdez (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Valdez, AK compared to other areas of Alaska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Valdez, AK safer than 72% when compared to other Alaska cities, and 39% 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 Valdez, AK. At this time, Valdez, AK sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valdez

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valdez is 1 in 326
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valdez is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Valdez is 1 in 42
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Valdez, AK? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Valdez, AK, then there is a 1 in 326 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 48. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 42 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Valdez, AK.

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

The year over year crime rate for Valdez, AK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Valdez, 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 35% in Valdez, AK, while property crimes in Valdez, AK have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for Valdez, AK have decreased by 14% year over year.

Valdez police department

ItemValdezAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)111,171556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.75.43.3
There are a total of 11 Valdez police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50% less than the Alaska average and 17.5% 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
Valdez, AK4,0023072,1012,408

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pine Level, AL4,0022711,7131,984
Mirrormont, WA4,00174900974
Williamston, SC4,0033414,6524,993
Ipswich, MA4,00336522559
Addis, LA4,00430121322
Valdez, AK4,0023072,1012,408
Source: The Valdez, 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.