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Total crime 166%
Violent crime 151%
Property crime 169%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKenai/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime521n/a (estimate)6,6273,7782,489
Murder2n/a25.49.45.0
Rape28n/a356.1148.742.6
Robbery3n/a38.2112.981.6
Assault42n/a534.2596.0250.2
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)954867379
Burglary46n/a585.1487.1340.5
Theft353n/a4,490.02,066.01,549.5
Vehicle theft47n/a597.8357.7219.9
Property crime446n/a (estimate)5,6732,9112,110

Key findings

  • Kenai crime rates are 166% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kenai are 151% higher than the national average
  • In Kenai you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kenai is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kenai has decreased by 16%

Kenai crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Kenai (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kenai, per 100,000 residents. In Kenai, the total number of daily crimes is 1.75 times more than the Alaska average and 2.66 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Kenai are 1.10 times more than the Alaska average and 2.51 times more than the national average. For property crime, Kenai has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times more than the Alaska average and 2.69 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Kenai (higher is better)

      How safe is Kenai, Alaska compared to other cities in Alaska and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Kenai is safer than 0% of the cities in Alaska and 2% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Alaska and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Kenai. Overall, Kenai is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kenai

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kenai is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kenai is 1 in 18
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kenai is 1 in 16
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Kenai? In Kenai, AK you have a 1 in 105 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kenai.

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

      A good indicator of whether Kenai is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Kenai has increased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Kenai has decreased by 20% year over year. The number of total crimes in Kenai has decreased by 16% year over year.

      Kenai police department

      ItemKenaiAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)281,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.85.43.3
      There are a total of 28 Kenai police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.9% less than the Alaska average and 17.9% 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
      Ridgeway, AK2,3383201,0761,396
      Cohoe, AK1,3213371,1301,467
      Salamatof, AK1,0744021,3481,750
      Sterling, AK5,6616722,2562,927
      Soldotna, AK4,4712732,9863,259
      Nikiski, AK5,0298132,7313,544
      Kalifornsky, AK8,0158232,7643,587
      Kenai, AK7,5519545,6736,627

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brighton, MI7,5501172,0042,121
      Corona de Tucson, AZ7,5503361,8042,141
      Ridgefield, CT7,5524287291
      Rhinelander, WI7,5521711,7471,917
      Mukwonago, WI7,549371,0931,130
      Kenai, AK7,5519545,6736,627
      Source: The Kenai, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.