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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 63%
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 peopleSkagway/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10n/a (estimate)8633,7782,489
Murder0n/a0.09.45.0
Rape1n/a86.3148.742.6
Robbery0n/a0.0112.981.6
Assault0n/a0.0596.0250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)86867379
Burglary0n/a0.0487.1340.5
Theft7n/a604.02,066.01,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a172.6357.7219.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)7772,9112,110

Key findings

  • Skagway crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Skagway are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Skagway you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Skagway is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Skagway has increased by 13%

Skagway crime map

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      Daily Crime In Skagway (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Skagway

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Skagway is 1 in 1159
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Skagway is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Skagway is 1 in 116

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

      Skagway police department

      ItemSkagwayAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)91,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents9.55.43.3
      There are a total of 9 Skagway police officers. This results in 9.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 76.5% greater than the Alaska average and 192.6% 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
      Haines, AK1,838369533901
      Skagway, AK97286777863

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      Pacific City, OR9723663,5193,885
      Rushmere, VA9722622,0722,334
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      Ripley, NY9725802,2192,799
      Winslow West, AZ9727083,7964,504
      Skagway, AK97286777863
      Source: The Skagway, 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.