Annual Crime In Soldotna (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSoldotna/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime185n/a (estimate)3,9104,1862,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSoldotna/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.45.0
Rape1n/a21.1161.642.6
Robbery5n/a105.7121.586.2
Assault12n/a253.6595.4246.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)380885381
Burglary8n/a169.1539.6376.0
Theft152n/a3,212.92,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a148.0541.9228.9
Property crime167n/a (estimate)3,5303,3012,200

Key findings

  • Soldotna crime rates are 52% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Soldotna are equal to the national average
  • In Soldotna you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Soldotna is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Soldotna has decreased by 33%

Soldotna crime map

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Compare Soldotna, AK Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Soldotna (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Soldotna, AK is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Soldotna are 1.07 times less than the Alaska average and 1.52 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Soldotna are 2.33 times less than than Alaska and 1.00 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Soldotna are 1.07 times more than than Alaska and 1.60 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Soldotna (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Soldotna compared to every other city in Alaska, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Soldotna ranks safer than 52% of every city located within Alaska along with 20% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Alaska and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Soldotna, AK is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Soldotna

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Soldotna is 1 in 263
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Soldotna is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Soldotna is 1 in 26
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Soldotna? In Soldotna, AK you have a 1 in 263 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 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Soldotna.

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

      Determining whether Soldotna is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Soldotna violent crime rates have decreased by 48%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 31% year over year. Total crimes for Soldotna has decreased by 33% in the same time frame.

      Soldotna police department

      ItemSoldotnaAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)171,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.05.43.3
      There are a total of 17 Soldotna police officers. This results in 4.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.3% less than the Alaska average and 22.1% 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
      Ridgeway, AK2,3383271,2201,547
      Cohoe, AK1,3213441,2811,625
      Salamatof, AK1,0744101,5291,939
      Sterling, AK5,6616862,5573,243
      Nikiski, AK5,0298303,0963,926
      Kalifornsky, AK8,0158403,1333,973
      Kasilof, AK4071,0553,9334,988
      Soldotna, AK4,4713803,5303,910

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Osage Beach, MO4,4715025,8056,307
      Tazewell, VA4,470143836980
      Elko New Market, MN4,47242457499
      Oak View, CA4,4722721,4471,719
      Midway, UT4,46873744817
      Soldotna, AK4,4713803,5303,910
      Source: The Soldotna, 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.