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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleSkagway/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9n/a (estimate)7654,1862,580
Murder0n/a0.06.45.0
Rape0n/a0.0161.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.0121.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0595.4246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0885381
Burglary1n/a85.0539.6376.0
Theft8n/a679.72,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0541.9228.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)7653,3012,200

Key findings

  • Skagway crime rates are 70% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Skagway are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Skagway you have a 1 in 131 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Skagway is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Skagway has decreased by 47%

Skagway crime map

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The Skagway crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Skagway as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Skagway crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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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 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Skagway is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Skagway is 1 in 131

      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, AK1,838120638758
      Skagway, AK9720765765

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      Winslow West, AZ9727394,1644,903
      Funny River, AK9721,0703,9915,062
      Belwood, NC9725083,3523,859
      Pacific City, OR9723693,7294,097
      Rushmere, VA9722522,1012,353
      Skagway, AK9720765765
      Source: The Skagway, 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.