Reported Annual Crime In Bethel

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime156n/a (estimate)2,3974,1862,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBethel/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.45.0
Rape31n/a476.3161.642.6
Robbery6n/a92.2121.586.2
Assault62n/a952.5595.4246.8
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)1,521885381
Burglary15n/a230.4539.6376.0
Theft30n/a460.92,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a184.4541.9228.9
Property crime57n/a (estimate)8763,3012,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bethel, AK for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bethel, AK is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bethel, AK crime rates are 43% lower than in comparison to the Alaska mean and are 7% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bethel, AK has a rate that is 72% higher than the Alaska average; compared to the United States, it is 300% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bethel, AK is 73% lower than its state's mean, and 60% lower than the country's average.
For Sale
For Rent

Find real estate listings

Find rental listings

Bethel crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Bethel crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bethel 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 Bethel crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
How would you rate the amount of crime in Bethel?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.
Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Bethel?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bethel is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.57 daily crimes that occur in Bethel.
  • Bethel is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bethel you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bethel has decreased by 56%.

Compare Bethel, AK Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bethel (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bethel, AK per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Alaska and on a national scale. In Bethel, AK the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.75 times less than the Alaska average and 1.08 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bethel, AK is 1.72 times more than the Alaska average and 4.00 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bethel, AK has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.77 times less than the Alaska average and 2.51 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bethel (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bethel, AK compared to every other city in Alaska as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bethel, AK ranks safer than 24% of every city located within Alaska along with 8% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alaska and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bethel, AK. As a result, Bethel, AK is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bethel

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bethel is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bethel is 1 in 115
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bethel is 1 in 42
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Bethel, AK? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Bethel, AK your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 66. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 115 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Bethel, AK is 1 in 42.

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

The year over year crime rate for Bethel, AK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Bethel, 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 30% in Bethel, AK, while property crimes in Bethel, AK have decreased by 74%. Crimes in total for Bethel, AK have decreased by 56% year over year.

Bethel police department

ItemBethelAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)231,171558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.75.43.3
There are a total of 23 Bethel police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.2% less than the Alaska average and 12.4% greater than the National average.

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
Oscarville, AK261,4305,3336,763
Napakiak, AK4041,4305,3336,763
Akiachak, AK5841,4305,3336,763
Napaskiak, AK4241,4305,3336,763
Kwethluk, AK7871,4305,3336,763
Bethel, AK6,3651,5218762,397

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Metropolis, IL6,3665435,9086,452
Makawao, HI6,3622222,5532,775
Branford Center, CT6,3601671,3521,519
Louisville, MS6,3732272,3302,557
Richboro, PA6,357100485584
Bethel, AK6,3651,5218762,397
Source: The Bethel, 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.
Are you looking to buy or sell?
What style of home are you
What is your
$100K$250K$500K$750K$1M+
When are you looking to
ASAP1-3 mos.3-6 mos.6-9 mos.1 yr+
Connect with top real estate agents
By submitting this form, you consent to receive text messages, emails, and/or calls (may be recorded; and may be direct, autodialed or use pre-recorded/artificial voices even if on the Do Not Call list) from AreaVibes or our partner real estate professionals and their network of service providers, about your inquiry or the home purchase/rental process. Messaging and/or data rates may apply. Consent is not a requirement or condition to receive real estate services. You hereby further confirm that checking this box creates an electronic signature with the same effect as a handwritten signature.