Reported Annual Crime In Benton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,727n/a (estimate)4,9463,8202,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.25.3
Rape20n/a57.371.740.4
Robbery18n/a51.570.9102.8
Assault139n/a398.1401.0248.5
Violent crime177n/a (estimate)507551386
Burglary269n/a770.3795.5468.9
Theft1,177n/a3,370.62,233.61,745.0
Vehicle theft104n/a297.8239.4236.9
Property crime1,550n/a (estimate)4,4393,2692,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Benton, AR. These figures on reported criminal activity in Benton, AR, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Benton, AR is 29% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Arkansas, and when compared with the national average, is 74% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Benton, AR has 8% lower than violent crime rate than Arkansas average, while remaining 31% higher than the national average. In property crime, Benton, AR is 36% higher than the average of Arkansas and is 81% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shannon Hills, AR3,356251,2481,274
Salem CDP, AR2,6781901,1261,315
Avilla, AR9352231,3211,543
Cammack Village, AR9181341,4781,613
Landmark, AR2,7822411,4311,672
Haskell, AR4,2593602,1352,495
Salem, AR1,5063672,2022,569
Benton, AR32,2085074,4394,946

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 74% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.55 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has increased by 28%.

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Daily Crime In Benton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Benton, AR is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Arkansas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Benton, AR are 1.29 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.74 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Benton, AR are 1.09 times less than than Arkansas and 1.31 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Benton, AR are 1.36 times more than than Arkansas and 1.81 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Benton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Benton, AR compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Benton, AR safer than 26% when compared to other Arkansas cities, and 16% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Arkansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Benton, AR. At this time, Benton, AR sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benton is 1 in 198
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benton is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benton is 1 in 21
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Benton, AR? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Benton, AR, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 198. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 23 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Benton, AR is 1 in 21.

Year Over Year Crime In Benton (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Benton, AR is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Benton, AR has increased by 33% and the rate of property crime in Benton, AR has increased by 28%. The total crime rate in Benton, AR has increased by 28% year to year.

Benton police department

ItemBentonArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)775,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.93.3
There are a total of 77 Benton police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17% less than the Arkansas average and 25.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Arkansas

StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
Arkansas7,221262222
There are a total of 7,221 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 262 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 18% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Juneau, AK32,2008554,8395,694
Massillon, OH32,2243973,4133,810
Lewiston, ID32,1781414,0724,212
Fort Hood, TX32,1777254,6115,336
Tooele, UT32,1643093,7574,066
Benton, AR32,2085074,4394,946
Source: The Benton, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.