Sitka, AK
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Sitka has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sitka is 1 in 55. How does Sitka fare compared to other communities in Alaska of all population sizes? Sitka's crime rate is lower than approximately 45% of Alaska communities.

How does the crime rate in Sitka compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Sitka with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Sitka's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sitka 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 Sitka.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Sitka's violent crime rate is 2 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 Sitka is one in 633.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sitka's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Sitka 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 Sitka is one in 60.

Sitka Crime Data

 

Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Sitka Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

147

161

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.58

16.59

18.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sitka 1.58
Alaska 7.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 633

in Sitka

1 in 137

in Alaska

Sitka VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,863
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.11 1.47

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
Sitka 16.59
Alaska 28.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Sitka

1 in 35

in Alaska

Sitka Property CRIMES

Population: 8,863
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 132 5
Rate per 1,000 1.13 14.89 0.56

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

Sitka Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sitka 0
Alaska 8

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