Beware: These 9 Areas In Alaska Have The Most Sex Offenders
The information for this list was drawn from the Homefacts website and their database shows that Alaska has 3,320 registered sex offenders. That ratio comes to 45.39 offenders per 10,000 residents. That is a staggering amount when compared to the national average of 14.51 offenders per 10,000 residents. Homefacts also claims that 398 of those offenders are incarcerated and a whooping 512 offenders whose whereabouts are unknown!
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On the bright side, you could be living in one of the two areas with the lowest ratio of offenders; Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (4.26) or Denali Borough (5.22).
Casea Peterson grew up archery hunting, fishing, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest. Motivated by her love for the outdoors she moved to Alaska to attend school and to spend time exploring the last frontier. If she doesn’t have a pen in hand or her nose in a book, she can be found out on a lake or up in the woods around a fire with friends.
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