Kotzebue, AK Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
246
Total Crimes
7,516.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
192.64%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Kotzebue, AK?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Kotzebue is 7,516.0 per 100,000 people. That's 192.64% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 79.58% higher than the Alaska total crime rate of 4,185.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Kotzebue SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
5
Education
6
Commute
10

How Does Kotzebue Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Kotzebue
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 246 7,516.0 4,185.4 2,568.4
Murder 1 30.6 6.4 5.0
Robbery 12 366.6 121.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 74 2,260.9 595.4 246.8
Violent Crime 106 3,238.6 885.0 368.9
Burglary 20 611.1 539.6 376.0
Larceny 92 2,810.9 2,219.0 1,594.6
Car Theft 28 855.5 541.9 228.9
Property Crime 140 4,277.4 3,300.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Kotzebue

106
Violent Crimes
3,238.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
777.91%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Kotzebue each year. That compares to a 1 in 113.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Kotzebue is 3,238.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 777.91% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 265.96% higher than the Alaska violent crime rate of 885.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Kotzebue

140
Property Crimes
4,277.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
94.47%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Kotzebue each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Kotzebue is 4,277.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 94.47% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 29.60% higher than the Alaska property crime rate of 3,300.5 per 100,000 people.

Kotzebue Crime Compared To Alaska Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Alaska.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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