Nome amassed 265 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Nome’s arrest rate was 2,246.02 per 100,000 residents. The county of Nome is 203.92% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 59 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Nome also experienced 27 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Aleutians West and Haines, Nome is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Nome, the most common crime is aggravated assault which accounts for 52 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Nome, is larceny/theft, and the third most common is burglary.
In Nome, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Nome has a higher rate of violent crime. During 2017, Nome experienced 59 violent crimes and 27 non-violent crimes. When comparing Nome to the national average of 739.02, Nome is higher by 203.92% than the national average.