Homer, AK
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The crime rate in Homer is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Homer is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Homer is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Alaska, Homer has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Homer to other communities of similar population, then Homer crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Homer does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Homer does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Homer.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Homer's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Homer is one in 788.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Homer's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Homer a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Homer is one in 29.

Homer Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Homer Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

193

200

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.27

35.00

36.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Homer 1.27
Alaska 7.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 788

in Homer

1 in 137

in Alaska
Homer VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,515
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.18 1.09
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Homer 35.00
Alaska 28.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Homer

1 in 35

in Alaska
Homer Property CRIMES
Population: 5,515
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 177 3
Rate per 1,000 2.36 32.09 0.54
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Homer Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Homer 13
Alaska 8

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