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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 18%
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 peopleSeward/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)2,8074,1862,580
Murder0n/a0.06.45.0
Rape0n/a0.0161.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.0121.586.2
Assault6n/a210.5595.4246.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)211885381
Burglary10n/a350.9539.6376.0
Theft61n/a2,140.42,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a105.3541.9228.9
Property crime74n/a (estimate)2,5963,3012,200

Key findings

  • Seward crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Seward are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Seward you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Seward is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Seward has increased by 9%

Seward crime map

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      Daily Crime In Seward (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seward

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seward is 1 in 476
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seward is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Seward is 1 in 36

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

      Seward police department

      ItemSewardAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)241,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents8.75.43.3
      There are a total of 24 Seward police officers. This results in 8.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.4% greater than the Alaska average and 167.5% 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
      Bear Creek, AK1,3893561,3291,685
      Seward, AK2,7142112,5962,807

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arthur, IL2,714133667801
      Shepherd, TX2,7142451,4111,656
      Almont, MI2,7145321,3481,879
      Pearisburg, VA2,7141141,8541,967
      Reed City, MI2,7153789661,345
      Seward, AK2,7142112,5962,807
      Source: The Seward, 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.