Homer, AK Arrest Records

Homer, AK is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.78 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 12th safest city in Alaska among the 25 cities.
Homer, AK property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 29.75 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 146 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 17.51% compared to 2015.

Homer Crime Rate

Total arrests in Homer 2016 decreased by 11.5% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 7 to 10 while non-violent crime decreased by 13.47% from 193 to 167.

5 Crimes In Homer, AK in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 146
Burglary 16
Aggravated assault 6
Motor vehicle theft 5
Legacy rape 2

Other Cities in Alaska with the Most Arrests

Among the 25 cities in state the most dangerous is Anchorage with 3,422 violent crimes that’s 72.86% of total of 4,697. Kotzebue has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 54 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Kotzebue 96.35
Anchorage 60.42
Soldotna 58.24
Kenai 57.14
Juneau 56.94

Safest Cities in Alaska

Are you planning a move to Alaska? Here are the safest cities in Alaska with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Homer is 1 out of 100 up by 0.09% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Sitka and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Unalaska.

City Arrests
Unalaska 9.96
Haines 11.05
Skagway 13.02
Cordova 14.18
Craig 14.33

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Homer increased by 42.86% from 2015 and decreased by 70.59% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 34 to 10. In 2016 violent crime rate in Homer was 62.04% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.178%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Homer decreased by 13.47% from 2015 and decreased by 12.11% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 190 to 167. In 2016 property crime rate in Homer was 4.67% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.975%.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Homer is 0.05% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.64 daily crimes that occur in Homer.
  • In Homer you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Homer have decreased by 11.5%.