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Total crime 143%
Violent crime 249%
Property crime 125%
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 peopleKaktovik/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)6,276 (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)1,327 (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)4,949 (estimate)3,3012,200

Key findings

  • Kaktovik crime rates are 143% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kaktovik are 249% higher than the national average
  • In Kaktovik you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kaktovik is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kaktovik has decreased by 4%

Kaktovik crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kaktovik (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kaktovik

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kaktovik is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kaktovik is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kaktovik is 1 in 16

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

      Kaktovik police department

      ItemKaktovikAlaskaNational
      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
      Kaktovik, AK1661,3274,9496,276

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gakona, AK1661,0934,0755,167
      Lenhartsville, PA1663511,7082,059
      Cimarron City, OK1663091,9062,215
      Palisade, MN1663022,7383,040
      Pullman, WV1663871,9812,368
      Kaktovik, AK1661,3274,9496,276
      Source: The Kaktovik, 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.