North Pole, AK
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With a crime rate of 58 per one thousand residents, North Pole has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Alaska, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than North Pole.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,189, North Pole has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether North Pole does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as North Pole.

Now let us turn to take a look at how North Pole 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 North Pole.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in North Pole occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in North Pole; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 243. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in North Pole is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In North Pole, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 53 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that North Pole has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in North Pole is one in 199.

North Pole Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

North Pole Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

117

126

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.11

53.45

57.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Pole 4.11
Alaska 7.30
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 243

in North Pole

1 in 137

in Alaska
North Pole VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,189
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 1.37 2.74
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
North Pole 53.45
Alaska 28.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in North Pole

1 in 35

in Alaska
North Pole Property CRIMES
Population: 2,189
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 98 11
Rate per 1,000 3.65 44.77 5.03
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

North Pole Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Pole 30
Alaska 8

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