Reported Annual Crime In Van Buren

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Buren/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime934n/a (estimate)4,0383,7732,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Buren/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.36.14.9
Rape8n/a34.664.838.6
Robbery7n/a30.370.4101.9
Assault83n/a358.8380.0237.8
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)428521373
Burglary227n/a981.3760.2491.4
Theft576n/a2,490.12,297.51,775.4
Vehicle theft32n/a138.3193.8220.2
Property crime835n/a (estimate)3,6103,2522,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Van Buren, AR for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Van Buren, AR is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Van Buren, AR crime rates are 7% higher than in comparison to the Arkansas mean and are 41% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Van Buren, AR has a rate that is 18% lower than the Arkansas average; compared to the United States, it is 15% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Van Buren, AR is 11% higher than its state's mean, and 45% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Van Buren is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.06 daily crimes that occur in Van Buren.
  • Van Buren is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Van Buren you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Van Buren has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Van Buren (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Van Buren, AR is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Arkansas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Van Buren, AR are 1.07 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.41 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Van Buren, AR are 1.22 times less than than Arkansas and 1.15 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Van Buren, AR are 1.11 times more than than Arkansas and 1.45 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Van Buren (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Van Buren, AR compared to every other city in Arkansas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Van Buren, AR ranks safer than 33% of every city located within Arkansas along with 22% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arkansas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Van Buren, AR. As a result, Van Buren, AR is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Van Buren

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Van Buren is 1 in 234
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Van Buren is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Van Buren is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Van Buren, AR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Van Buren, AR you have a 1 in 234 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Van Buren, AR.

Year Over Year Crime In Van Buren (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Van Buren, 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 Van Buren, AR has increased by 48%, the amount of property crime in Van Buren, AR has increased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Van Buren, AR has increased by 7% year to year.

Van Buren police department

ItemVan BurenArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)565,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.93.3
There are a total of 56 Van Buren police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17% less than the Arkansas average and 25.1% 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
Cedarville, AR1,6952031,2691,472
Kibler, AR1,0262151,3391,554
Lavaca, AR2,3583751,2501,625
Arkoma, OK1,9542141,4621,675
Pocola, OK4,0432731,4911,764
Van Buren, AR22,9554283,6104,038

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Springfield, VA22,95687825912
Roselle, IL22,95169658727
Auburn, ME22,9601013,1773,278
Radcliff, KY22,9393132,4262,739
Daphne, AL22,9831282,1092,236
Van Buren, AR22,9554283,6104,038
Source: The Van Buren, 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.