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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 164%
Property crime 63%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsBirchwood/100k peopleAnchorage/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15,8424,437 (estimate)5,5063,7782,489
Murder32n/a11.19.45.0
Rape540n/a187.7148.742.6
Robbery621n/a215.8112.981.6
Assault2,388n/a829.9596.0250.2
Violent crime3,5811,003 (estimate)1,245867379
Burglary1,692n/a588.0487.1340.5
Theft9,038n/a3,141.12,066.01,549.5
Vehicle theft1,531n/a532.1357.7219.9
Property crime12,2613,434 (estimate)4,2612,9112,110

Key findings

  • Birchwood crime rates are 78% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Birchwood are 164% higher than the national average
  • In Birchwood you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Birchwood is safer than 68% of the cities in Alaska
  • Year over year crime in Anchorage has decreased by 12%

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      Daily Crime In Birchwood (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Birchwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Birchwood is 1 in 100
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Birchwood is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Birchwood is 1 in 23

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

      Anchorage police department

      ItemBirchwoodAnchorageAlaska
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5111,171
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.75.4

      Sex offenders in Alaska

      StateTotal offendersAlaska /100KNational /100K
      Alaska3,433490266
      There are a total of 3,433 sex offenders in Alaska. This yields a total of 490 sex offenders in Alaska per 100,000 residents which is 84% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gateway, AK6,0616502,1832,833
      Palmer, AK6,5722802,7243,004
      Lakes, AK8,9447752,6033,379
      Knik-Fairview, AK17,0389633,2354,198
      Wasilla, AK8,9724405,3145,754
      Anchorage, AK299,3211,2454,2615,506

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cincinnati, OH298,0118454,3035,147
      Stockton, CA301,4431,3973,9445,340
      St. Paul, MN297,1605653,6124,177
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295
      Anchorage, AK299,3211,2454,2615,506
      Source: The Birchwood, Anchorage, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.