Reported Annual Crime In Ketchikan

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 peopleKetchikan/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime375n/a (estimate)4,5574,3712,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKetchikan/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.28.45.3
Rape19n/a230.9116.741.7
Robbery0n/a0.0128.598.0
Assault14n/a170.1575.4248.9
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)413829394
Burglary25n/a303.8563.8430.4
Theft298n/a3,620.92,402.71,694.4
Vehicle theft18n/a218.7575.6237.4
Property crime341n/a (estimate)4,1433,5422,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ketchikan, AK. The total number of reported crimes in Ketchikan, AK is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Ketchikan, AK crime rate is 4% higher than the Alaska average and is 65% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ketchikan, AK has a violent crime rate that is 50% lower than the Alaska average and 5% higher than the national average. For property crime, Ketchikan, AK is 17% higher than the Alaska average and 75% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ketchikan is 65% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.48 daily crimes that occur in Ketchikan.
  • Ketchikan is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ketchikan you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ketchikan has increased by 19%.

Compare Ketchikan, AK Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ketchikan (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Ketchikan, 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 Ketchikan, AK total amount of daily offenses is 1.04 times more than the Alaska average and 1.65 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Ketchikan, AK is 2.01 times less than the Alaska average, and it is 1.05 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Ketchikan, AK has a daily crime figure that is 1.17 times more than the Alaska average and 1.75 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Ketchikan (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Alaska and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Ketchikan, AK? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Ketchikan, AK has been ranked safer than 44% of other cities in the state of Alaska. In addition, Ketchikan, AK is safer than 18% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Alaska and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Ketchikan, AK. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Ketchikan, AK is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ketchikan

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ketchikan is 1 in 243
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ketchikan is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ketchikan is 1 in 22
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Ketchikan, AK? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Ketchikan, AK, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 243. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 25 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Ketchikan, AK is 1 in 22.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Ketchikan, AK is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Ketchikan, AK has increased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Ketchikan, AK has increased by 20%. The total crime rate in Ketchikan, AK has increased by 19% year to year.

Ketchikan police department

ItemKetchikanAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)341,171558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.15.43.3
There are a total of 34 Ketchikan police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.2% less than the Alaska average and 27.3% 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
Saxman, AK4221,0334,4165,449
Ketchikan, AK8,1894134,1434,557

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wynne, AR8,1956353,4984,133
Aransas Pass, TX8,1806295,0775,705
Garden City Park, NY8,179142602743
Firebaugh, CA8,1763201,1381,458
Hillsdale, MI8,2032091,4361,645
Ketchikan, AK8,1894134,1434,557
Source: The Ketchikan, 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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