Reported Annual Crime In Paragould

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParagould/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,680n/a (estimate)6,0453,7732,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParagould/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.14.9
Rape46n/a165.564.838.6
Robbery18n/a64.870.4101.9
Assault114n/a410.2380.0237.8
Violent crime178n/a (estimate)640521373
Burglary259n/a932.0760.2491.4
Theft1,174n/a4,224.42,297.51,775.4
Vehicle theft69n/a248.3193.8220.2
Property crime1,502n/a (estimate)5,4053,2522,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Paragould, AR. The total number of reported crimes in Paragould, AR is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Paragould, AR crime rate is 60% higher than the Arkansas average and is 111% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Paragould, AR has a violent crime rate that is 23% higher than the Arkansas average and 72% higher than the national average. For property crime, Paragould, AR is 66% higher than the Arkansas average and 117% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Paragould is 111% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.56 daily crimes that occur in Paragould.
  • Paragould is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Paragould you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Paragould has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Paragould (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Paragould, AR for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Arkansas as well as those across America as a whole. The Paragould, AR total amount of daily offenses is 1.60 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.11 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Paragould, AR is 1.23 times more than the Arkansas average, and it is 1.72 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Paragould, AR has a daily crime figure that is 1.66 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.17 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Paragould (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Paragould, AR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Paragould, AR has been ranked safer than 15% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Paragould, AR is safer than 10% 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 Paragould, AR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Paragould, AR is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paragould

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paragould is 1 in 157
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paragould is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Paragould is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paragould, AR? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Paragould, AR, you have a 1 in 157 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 19. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Paragould, AR is 1 in 17.

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

The year over year crime rate for Paragould, AR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Paragould, 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 48% in Paragould, AR, while property crimes in Paragould, AR have decreased by 26%. Crimes in total for Paragould, AR have decreased by 22% year over year.

Paragould police department

ItemParagouldArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)515,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.93.3
There are a total of 51 Paragould police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35% less than the Arkansas average and 41.3% 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
Monette, AR1,4372071,2921,499
Brookland, AR2,4023431,1721,515
Leachville, AR1,6932681,5531,821
Rector, AR2,2222721,7001,973
Cardwell, MO5981,2971,1532,450
Paragould, AR26,8596405,4056,045

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Imperial Beach, CA26,8573221,3131,635
Jeffersontown, KY26,8621812,3792,560
Fountain, CO26,8813672,8933,261
Holladay, UT26,8961021,2871,389
McHenry, IL26,8031431,0551,198
Paragould, AR26,8596405,4056,045
Source: The Paragould, 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.