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Total crime 162%
Violent crime 312%
Property crime 132%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleAnchorage/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,3446,139 (estimate)4,6593,0982,346
Murder18n/a6.36.76.5
Rape558n/a194.8154.838.4
Robbery558n/a194.897.473.9
Assault2,338n/a816.4578.9279.7
Violent crime3,4721,597 (estimate)1,212838388
Burglary1,444n/a504.2379.5314.2
Theft7,279n/a2,541.71,611.71,398.0
Vehicle theft1,149n/a401.2269.3246.0
Property crime9,8724,542 (estimate)3,4472,2611,958

Key findings

  • Downtown crime rates are 162% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Downtown are 312% higher than the national average
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Downtown is safer than 11% of the cities in Alaska
  • Year over year crime in Anchorage has decreased by 15%

Downtown crime map

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The Downtown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Downtown as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Downtown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 17

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

      Anchorage police department

      ItemDowntownAnchorageAlaska
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Point MacKenzie, AK6001,1953,2224,417
      Anchorage, AK299,3211,2123,4474,659

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cincinnati, OH298,0118933,6834,576
      Stockton, CA301,4431,2772,9814,259
      St. Paul, MN297,1607493,8034,551
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5293202,8723,192
      Anchorage, AK299,3211,2123,4474,659
      Source: The Downtown, Anchorage, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.