Reported Annual Crime In Little Rock

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLittle Rock/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16,758n/a (estimate)8,4303,8202,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLittle Rock/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder42n/a21.17.25.3
Rape159n/a80.071.740.4
Robbery657n/a330.570.9102.8
Assault2,186n/a1,099.6401.0248.5
Violent crime3,044n/a (estimate)1,531551386
Burglary2,348n/a1,181.1795.5468.9
Theft10,223n/a5,142.42,233.61,745.0
Vehicle theft1,143n/a575.0239.4236.9
Property crime13,714n/a (estimate)6,8983,2692,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Little Rock, AR is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 121% higher than the average of crimes committed in Arkansas. It is also 197% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Little Rock, AR shows a crime rate that is 178% higher than the Arkansas average. The crime rate is also 296% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Little Rock, AR is shown to be 111% higher than the Arkansas average and 181% 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
Gibson, AR3,4332111,2551,466
Natural Steps, AR3022301,3651,595
Cammack Village, AR9181341,4781,613
Landmark, AR2,7822411,4311,672
McAlmont, AR1,7212721,6151,888
Wrightsville, AR1,4512921,7342,026
Little Rock, AR196,1881,5316,8988,430

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Little Rock is 197% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.09 daily crimes that occur in Little Rock.
  • Little Rock is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Little Rock you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Little Rock has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Little Rock (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Little Rock, AR per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Arkansas as well as national figures. In Little Rock, AR the total number of daily crimes is 2.21 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.97 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Little Rock, AR are 2.78 times more than the Arkansas average and 3.96 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Little Rock, AR has a daily crime rate that is 2.11 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.81 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Little Rock (higher is better)

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 0% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Little Rock, AR is safer than 0% 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.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Little Rock

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Little Rock is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Little Rock is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Little Rock is 1 in 12
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Little Rock, AR? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Little Rock, AR your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 66. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 15 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Little Rock, AR is 1 in 12.

Year Over Year Crime In Little Rock (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Little Rock, AR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Little Rock, 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 increased by 3% in Little Rock, AR, while property crimes in Little Rock, AR have increased by 7%. Crimes in total for Little Rock, AR have increased by 6% year over year.

Little Rock police department

ItemLittle RockArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6365,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.93.3
There are a total of 636 Little Rock police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10% greater than the Arkansas average and 0.7% 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
Augusta, GA196,5516755,0925,767
Huntington Beach, CA195,6861772,2182,396
Glendale, CA195,3801121,7001,812
Mobile, AL194,9426844,7095,393
Amarillo, TX194,9307074,7335,439
Little Rock, AR196,1881,5316,8988,430
Source: The Little Rock, 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.