Reported Annual Crime In Fayetteville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFayetteville/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,050n/a (estimate)4,9163,7732,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFayetteville/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a6.16.14.9
Rape40n/a48.664.838.6
Robbery56n/a68.070.4101.9
Assault308n/a373.9380.0237.8
Violent crime409n/a (estimate)496521373
Burglary426n/a517.1760.2491.4
Theft2,854n/a3,464.62,297.51,775.4
Vehicle theft361n/a438.2193.8220.2
Property crime3,641n/a (estimate)4,4203,2522,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Fayetteville, AR. These figures on reported criminal activity in Fayetteville, 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 Fayetteville, AR is 30% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Arkansas, and when compared with the national average, is 72% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Fayetteville, AR has 5% lower than violent crime rate than Arkansas average, while remaining 33% higher than the national average. In property crime, Fayetteville, AR is 36% higher than the average of Arkansas and is 78% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fayetteville is 72% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.47 daily crimes that occur in Fayetteville.
  • Fayetteville is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fayetteville you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fayetteville has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Fayetteville (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Fayetteville, AR per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Arkansas and on a national scale. In Fayetteville, AR the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.30 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.72 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Fayetteville, AR is 1.05 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.33 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Fayetteville, AR has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.36 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.78 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Fayetteville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fayetteville, AR in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Arkansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Fayetteville, AR to other cities in the state and across the country, Fayetteville, AR is 22% safer than other cities of Arkansas and 16% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Arkansas cities and all around the United States, Fayetteville, AR has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fayetteville, AR crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fayetteville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 202
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fayetteville is 1 in 21
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Fayetteville, AR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fayetteville, AR you have a 1 in 202 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fayetteville, AR.

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

The year over year crime rate for Fayetteville, AR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Fayetteville, AR has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Fayetteville, AR, while property crimes in Fayetteville, AR have increased by 5%. Crimes in total for Fayetteville, AR have increased by 4% year over year.

Fayetteville police department

ItemFayettevilleArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1615,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.93.3
There are a total of 161 Fayetteville police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.6% less than the Arkansas average and 34.6% 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
Goshen, AR1,25373456530
Elm Springs, AR1,45573456530
Tontitown, AR2,57782510592
Highfill, AR596627157784
Elkins, AR2,7591029161,017
Fayetteville, AR77,2644964,4204,916

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Camden, NJ77,2944692,9923,461
Melbourne, FL77,2169083,9864,894
Deerfield Beach, FL77,3414202,3942,814
Lawrence, MA77,3648792,4013,279
St. Joseph, MO77,0405155,8866,401
Fayetteville, AR77,2644964,4204,916
Source: The Fayetteville, 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.