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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 37%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorth Pole/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime70n/a (estimate)3,3493,0982,346
Murder0n/a0.06.76.5
Rape1n/a47.8154.838.4
Robbery1n/a47.897.473.9
Assault12n/a574.2578.9279.7
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)670838388
Burglary8n/a382.8379.5314.2
Theft38n/a1,818.21,611.71,398.0
Vehicle theft10n/a478.5269.3246.0
Property crime56n/a (estimate)2,6792,2611,958

Key findings

  • North Pole crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North Pole are 73% higher than the national average
  • In North Pole you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North Pole is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in North Pole has decreased by 26%

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      Daily Crime In North Pole (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North Pole

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North Pole is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North Pole is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North Pole is 1 in 30

      Year Over Year Crime In North Pole (per 100,000 people)

      North Pole police department

      ItemNorth PoleAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)131,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents6.05.43.3
      There are a total of 13 North Pole police officers. This results in 6.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.6% greater than the Alaska average and 83.4% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Salcha, AK1,0683308911,221
      Goldstream, AK3,9603679901,357
      Farmers Loop, AK4,5174121,1101,521
      Steele Creek, AK6,6936151,6592,274
      College, AK14,3728262,2293,055
      Badger, AK19,8309482,5583,506
      Moose Creek, AK7399692,6123,581
      North Pole, AK2,3006702,6793,349

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Verona Walk, FL2,30060277338
      Princeville, NC2,3002501,3311,581
      Winfield, WV2,3000505505
      Aviston, IL2,29947282329
      Plattsburg, MO2,299133707840
      North Pole, AK2,3006702,6793,349
      Source: The North Pole, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.