Reported Annual Crime In Wasilla

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWasilla/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime518n/a (estimate)5,1324,3712,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWasilla/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.45.3
Rape0n/a0.0116.741.7
Robbery5n/a49.5128.598.0
Assault49n/a485.5575.4248.9
Violent crime54n/a (estimate)535829383
Burglary40n/a396.3563.8430.4
Theft377n/a3,735.32,402.71,694.4
Vehicle theft47n/a465.7575.6237.4
Property crime464n/a (estimate)4,5973,5422,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Wasilla, AK. These figures on reported criminal activity in Wasilla, AK, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Wasilla, AK is 17% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Alaska, and when compared with the national average, is 87% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Wasilla, AK has 35% lower than violent crime rate than Alaska average, while remaining 40% higher than the national average. In property crime, Wasilla, AK is 30% higher than the average of Alaska and is 95% higher than the national average.
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The Wasilla crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wasilla 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 Wasilla crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wasilla is 87% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.06 daily crimes that occur in Wasilla.
  • Wasilla is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wasilla you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wasilla has decreased by 31%.

Compare Wasilla, AK Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wasilla (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Wasilla, AK per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Alaska and on a national scale. In Wasilla, AK the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.17 times more than the Alaska average and 1.87 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Wasilla, AK is 1.55 times less than the Alaska average and 1.40 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Wasilla, AK has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Alaska average and 1.95 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Wasilla (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Wasilla, AK in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Alaska as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Wasilla, AK to other cities in the state and across the country, Wasilla, AK is 36% safer than other cities of Alaska and 12% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Alaska cities and all around the United States, Wasilla, AK has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Wasilla, AK crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wasilla

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wasilla is 1 in 187
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wasilla is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wasilla is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wasilla, AK? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Wasilla, AK, you have a 1 in 187 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wasilla, AK is 1 in 20.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Wasilla, 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 Wasilla, AK has increased by 28%, while the property crime rate in Wasilla, AK has decreased by 34% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Wasilla, AK has decreased by 31% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Wasilla police department

ItemWasillaAlaskaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)451,171558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.55.43.3
There are a total of 45 Wasilla police officers. This results in 5.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.9% greater than the Alaska average and 69% greater 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
Farm Loop, AK1,1193161,3521,668
Houston, AK2,0284271,8252,252
Gateway, AK6,0616222,6563,277
Fishhook, AK5,8666542,7953,449
Palmer, AK6,5722783,3963,675
Lakes, AK8,9447413,1683,909
Tanaina, AK9,7368183,4954,313
Wasilla, AK8,9725354,5975,132

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lancaster, SC8,9715493,4704,019
Fort Valley, GA8,9751,0163,7574,773
Scaggsville, MD8,9752018911,092
Thomaston, GA8,9764393,5143,952
Toppenish, WA8,9773234,1564,480
Wasilla, AK8,9725354,5975,132
Source: The Wasilla, AK crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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