Reported Annual Crime In Jonesboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJonesboro/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,336n/a (estimate)4,5453,7732,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJonesboro/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a5.46.14.9
Rape56n/a76.364.838.6
Robbery56n/a76.370.4101.9
Assault276n/a376.0380.0237.8
Violent crime392n/a (estimate)534521373
Burglary671n/a914.1760.2491.4
Theft2,182n/a2,972.62,297.51,775.4
Vehicle theft91n/a124.0193.8220.2
Property crime2,944n/a (estimate)4,0113,2522,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Jonesboro, AR. These figures on reported criminal activity in Jonesboro, 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 Jonesboro, AR is 20% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Arkansas, and when compared with the national average, is 59% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Jonesboro, AR has 2% higher than violent crime rate than Arkansas average, while remaining 43% higher than the national average. In property crime, Jonesboro, AR is 23% higher than the average of Arkansas and is 61% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jonesboro is 59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.45 daily crimes that occur in Jonesboro.
  • Jonesboro is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jonesboro you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jonesboro has decreased by 7%.

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Compare Jonesboro, AR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Jonesboro (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Jonesboro, AR on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arkansas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Jonesboro, AR (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas state wide, are 1.20 times more than the state average and 1.59 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Jonesboro, AR on a daily bases are 1.02 times more than than Arkansas average and 1.43 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Jonesboro, AR are 1.23 times more than the daily state average and 1.61 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Jonesboro (higher is better)

How safe is Jonesboro, AR compared to other cities in Arkansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jonesboro, AR is safer than 22% of the cities in Arkansas and 16% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Arkansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Jonesboro, AR. Overall, Jonesboro, AR is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jonesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 188
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jonesboro, AR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jonesboro, AR you have a 1 in 188 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jonesboro, AR.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Jonesboro, AR is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Jonesboro, AR has increased by 2%, the amount of property crime in Jonesboro, AR has decreased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Jonesboro, AR has decreased by 7% year to year.

Jonesboro police department

ItemJonesboroArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1605,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.93.3
There are a total of 160 Jonesboro police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.1% less than the Arkansas average and 28.8% 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
Bay, AR2,020167780948
Lake City, AR2,1002617411,002
Brookland, AR2,4023431,1721,515
Bono, AR2,4882311,9852,216
Cash, AR3187054,4015,106
Jonesboro, AR70,2175344,0114,545

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Loveland, CO70,0932312,5712,801
Boynton Beach, FL70,3556794,2394,918
Dale City, VA70,3812332,2192,452
Jonesboro, AR70,2175344,0114,545
Source: The Jonesboro, 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.