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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleWrangell/100k peopleAlaska/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)9524,1862,580
Murder0n/a0.06.45.0
Rape1n/a39.7161.642.6
Robbery0n/a0.0121.586.2
Assault0n/a0.0595.4246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)40885381
Burglary1n/a39.7539.6376.0
Theft18n/a714.02,219.01,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a158.7541.9228.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)9123,3012,200

Key findings

  • Wrangell crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wrangell are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Wrangell you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wrangell is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wrangell has increased by 8%

Wrangell crime map

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The Wrangell crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wrangell 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 Wrangell crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Wrangell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wrangell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wrangell is 1 in 2521
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wrangell is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wrangell is 1 in 106

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

      Wrangell police department

      ItemWrangellAlaskaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)141,171558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.85.43.3
      There are a total of 14 Wrangell police officers. This results in 5.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.7% greater than the Alaska average and 78.6% 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
      Wrangell, AK2,40140912952

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Piedmont, MO2,4012051,2331,438
      Shelby, MS2,4011361,3931,528
      Coopersburg, PA2,4021201,1561,275
      La Porte City, IA2,403110747858
      Concordia, MO2,399421,0581,101
      Wrangell, AK2,40140912952
      Source: The Wrangell, 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.