Reported Annual Crime In Homer

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHomer/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime222n/a (estimate)3,8714,3712,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHomer/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape5n/a87.2116.741.7
Robbery1n/a17.4128.598.0
Assault5n/a87.2575.4248.9
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)192829383
Burglary24n/a418.5563.8430.4
Theft178n/a3,103.82,402.71,694.4
Vehicle theft9n/a156.9575.6237.4
Property crime211n/a (estimate)3,6793,5422,362
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Homer, AK for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Homer, 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 Homer, AK crime rates are 11% lower than in comparison to the Alaska mean and are 41% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Homer, AK has a rate that is 77% lower than the Alaska average; compared to the United States, it is 50% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Homer, AK is 4% higher than its state's mean, and 56% higher than the country's average.
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The Homer crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Homer as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Homer crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Homer is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.61 daily crimes that occur in Homer.
  • Homer is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Homer you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Homer has increased by 7%.

Compare Homer, AK Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Homer (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Homer, AK for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Alaska as well as those across America as a whole. The Homer, AK total amount of daily offenses is 1.13 times less than the Alaska average and 1.41 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Homer, AK is 4.32 times less than the Alaska average, and it is 2.00 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Homer, AK has a daily crime figure that is 1.04 times more than the Alaska average and 1.56 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Homer (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Homer, AK compared to other areas of Alaska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Homer, AK safer than 56% when compared to other Alaska cities, and 32% 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 Homer, AK. At this time, Homer, AK sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Homer

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Homer is 1 in 522
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homer is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Homer is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Homer, AK? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Homer, AK, you have a 1 in 522 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Homer, AK is 1 in 26.

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

The year over year crime rate for Homer, AK is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Homer, 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 increased by 51% in Homer, AK, while property crimes in Homer, AK have increased by 5%. Crimes in total for Homer, AK have increased by 7% year over year.

Homer police department

ItemHomerAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)231,171558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.55.43.3
There are a total of 23 Homer police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.1% less than the Alaska average and 37.5% greater 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
Diamond Ridge, AK1,2012801,1981,479
Fritz Creek, AK2,0433201,3661,685
Anchor Point, AK2,0183931,6792,072
Kachemak, AK5377203,0783,799
Seldovia Village, AK1759424,0244,966
Seldovia, AK2479554,0825,037
Nikolaevsk, AK2571,2945,5296,823
Homer, AK5,4181923,6793,871

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Titusville, PA5,4182431,6091,852
New Holland, PA5,4181841,3601,543
Pecan Acres, TX5,416143834976
North Hills, NY5,420116492608
Chinle, AZ5,4206613,7924,453
Homer, AK5,4181923,6793,871
Source: The Homer, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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