Reported Annual Crime In Sitka

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSitka/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime161n/a (estimate)1,8224,1572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSitka/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.05.3
Rape3n/a34.0141.940.4
Robbery0n/a0.0114.6102.8
Assault9n/a101.9540.6248.5
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)136804386
Burglary12n/a135.8546.3468.9
Theft133n/a1,505.22,394.71,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a45.3412.1236.9
Property crime149n/a (estimate)1,6863,3532,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Sitka, AK. All reported Sitka, AK crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Sitka, AK overall crime rate is 56% lower than in comparison to the Alaska average; and is also 36% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Sitka, AK, the rate is 83% lower than compared to the Alaska average, and 65% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Sitka, AK comes in at 50% lower than to the average seen in Alaska, and 31% lower than the overall national average.
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The Sitka crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sitka as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Sitka crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sitka is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.99 daily crimes that occur in Sitka.
  • Sitka is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sitka you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sitka has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Sitka (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sitka, AK per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Alaska as well as national figures. In Sitka, AK the total number of daily crimes is 2.28 times less than the Alaska average and 1.56 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Sitka, AK are 5.92 times less than the Alaska average and 2.84 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Sitka, AK has a daily crime rate that is 1.99 times less than the Alaska average and 1.45 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Sitka (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Sitka, AK compared to other areas of Alaska, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Sitka, AK safer than 84% when compared to other Alaska cities, and 64% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Alaska, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Sitka, AK. At this time, Sitka, AK sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sitka

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sitka is 1 in 737
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sitka is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sitka is 1 in 55
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sitka, AK? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sitka, AK you have a 1 in 737 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 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sitka, AK.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sitka, AK is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Sitka, AK has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Sitka, AK has increased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sitka, AK has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sitka police department

ItemSitkaAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)291,171558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.25.43.3
There are a total of 29 Sitka police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.6% less than the Alaska average and 1.6% less 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
Sitka, AK8,9211361,6861,822

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cape St. Claire, MD8,9183481,6822,030
Madeira, OH8,9241059051,010
Pulaski, VA8,9183612,8353,196
Atoka, TN8,9172071,1011,308
Pitman, NJ8,91623623646
Sitka, AK8,9211361,6861,822
Source: The Sitka, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.