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Total crime 52%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 69%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHomer/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime228n/a (estimate)3,9334,1862,580
Murder0n/a0.06.45.0
Rape0n/a0.0161.642.6
Robbery2n/a34.5121.586.2
Assault10n/a172.5595.4246.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)207885381
Burglary24n/a414.0539.6376.0
Theft182n/a3,139.62,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theft10n/a172.5541.9228.9
Property crime216n/a (estimate)3,7263,3012,200

Key findings

  • Homer crime rates are 52% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Homer are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Homer you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Homer is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Homer has increased by 25%

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Homer crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Homer (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Homer for every 100,000 residents. The Homer total amount of daily crime is 1.06 times less than the Alaska average and 1.52 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Homer, is 4.28 times less than the Alaska average, and it is 1.84 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Homer has a daily crime average that is 1.13 times more than the Alaska average and 1.69 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, Alaska compared to other areas of Alaska, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Homer safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Homer is safer than 60% of Alaska cities, and 28% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Homer 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 484
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homer is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Homer is 1 in 26
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Homer? In Homer, you have a 1 in 484 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 27. 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 per 100,000 people for Homer is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Homer has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 16% in Homer, while property crimes in Homer have increased by 25%. Total crime has increased by 25% 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
      Alaska3,433490266
      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
      Diamond Ridge, AK1,2012991,1161,416
      Fritz Creek, AK2,0433411,2721,614
      Anchor Point, AK2,0184201,5641,984
      Kachemak, AK5377692,8683,637
      Seldovia Village, AK1751,0053,7494,754
      Seldovia, AK2471,0203,8034,823
      Nikolaevsk, AK2571,3815,1516,532
      Homer, AK5,4182073,7263,933

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Titusville, PA5,4181322,0242,157
      New Holland, PA5,4181271,1621,289
      North Hills, NY5,420114468582
      Pecan Acres, TX5,416134770903
      Chinle, AZ5,4206183,4824,100
      Homer, AK5,4182073,7263,933
      Source: The Homer, 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.