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Total crime 91%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 93%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlma/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime285n/a (estimate)4,9383,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape12n/a207.972.942.6
Robbery3n/a52.052.986.2
Assault25n/a433.1410.7246.8
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)693544381
Burglary36n/a623.7636.8376.0
Theft199n/a3,447.72,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft10n/a173.3236.0228.9
Property crime245n/a (estimate)4,2452,9132,200

Key findings

  • Alma crime rates are 91% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alma are 82% higher than the national average
  • In Alma you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alma is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alma has decreased by 29%

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The Alma crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alma as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Alma crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Alma (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Alma, per 100,000 residents. In Alma, the total number of daily crimes is 1.43 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.91 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Alma are 1.27 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.82 times more than the national average. For property crime, Alma has a daily crime rate that is 1.46 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.93 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Alma (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and all other cities across the US, is Alma safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Alma is safer than 13% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Alma is safer than 6% 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 Alma. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Alma is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alma

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alma is 1 in 145
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alma is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alma is 1 in 21
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Alma, Arkansas you have a 1 in 145 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 24 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alma.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Alma is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Alma has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 23% in Alma, while property crimes in Alma have decreased by 30%. Total crime has decreased by 29% year over year.

      Alma police department

      ItemAlmaArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)195,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.93.3
      There are a total of 19 Alma police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.5% greater than the Arkansas average and 7.4% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arkoma, OK1,9120317317
      Cedarville, AR1,52971857928
      Charleston, AR2,799122814936
      Kibler, AR1,1612341,2531,487
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542
      Barling, AR4,7474831,8502,333
      Mulberry, AR1,7726712,9273,598
      Alma, AR5,5996934,2454,938

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vinita, OK5,599751,6451,720
      Newmarket, NH5,597164524688
      Kensington, CA5,60237889926
      Wellston, OH5,5952002,7972,997
      Zeeland, MI5,5951981,7421,940
      Alma, AR5,5996934,2454,938
      Source: The Alma, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.