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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 21%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarrow/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,377 (estimate)4,1862,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a161.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a121.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a595.4246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)714 (estimate)885381
Burglaryn/an/an/a539.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a541.9228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,663 (estimate)3,3012,200

Key findings

  • Barrow crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Barrow are 88% higher than the national average
  • In Barrow you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Barrow is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Barrow has increased by 1%

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The Barrow crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Barrow 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 Barrow crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Barrow (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Barrow

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Barrow is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barrow is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Barrow is 1 in 30

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

      Barrow police department

      ItemBarrowAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a5.43.3

      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
      Barrow, AK4,3167142,6633,377

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dimmitt, TX4,3173061,5981,904
      Williamstown, MA4,315641,0071,071
      Garwood, NJ4,31523732755
      Monte Vista, CO4,3154114,5704,981
      Atlantic Highlands, NJ4,31823930953
      Barrow, AK4,3167142,6633,377
      Source: The Barrow, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.