Reported Annual Crime In Charleston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)2,0053,7732,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a40.16.14.9
Rape1n/a40.164.838.6
Robbery0n/a0.070.4101.9
Assault7n/a280.7380.0237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)361521373
Burglary10n/a401.0760.2491.4
Theft30n/a1,202.92,297.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a40.1193.8220.2
Property crime41n/a (estimate)1,6443,2522,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.49 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has increased by 82%.

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Daily Crime In Charleston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charleston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charleston is 1 in 278
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charleston is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 50

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

Charleston police department

ItemCharlestonArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.93.3
There are a total of 4 Charleston police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.6% less than the Arkansas average and 50.9% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greenwood, AR9,222161591752
Kibler, AR1,0262151,3391,554
Lavaca, AR2,3583751,2501,625
Caulksville, AR1843832,3892,772
Barling, AR4,7226142,3923,005
Charleston, AR2,5173611,6442,005

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Garyville, LA2,5172461,5241,770
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM2,5174022,2662,669
West Belmar, NJ2,51787553640
Lake Placid, FL2,5181874,6334,820
Poynette, WI2,516801,1611,241
Charleston, AR2,5173611,6442,005
Source: The Charleston, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.