Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Little Rock, AR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Little Rock, AR has been ranked safer than 1% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Little Rock, AR is safer than 1% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Little Rock, AR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Little Rock, AR is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.