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Total crime 90%
Violent crime 102%
Property crime 88%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArkansas City/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,897 (estimate)3,4572,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a72.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a52.986.2
Assaultn/an/an/a410.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)771 (estimate)544381
Burglaryn/an/an/a636.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a236.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,126 (estimate)2,9132,200

Key findings

  • Arkansas City crime rates are 90% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arkansas City are 102% higher than the national average
  • In Arkansas City you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arkansas City is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arkansas City has decreased by 5%

Arkansas City crime map

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The Arkansas City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Arkansas City 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 Arkansas City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Arkansas City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arkansas City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arkansas City is 1 in 130
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arkansas City is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arkansas City is 1 in 21

      Year Over Year Crime In Arkansas City (per 100,000 people)

      Arkansas City police department

      ItemArkansas CityArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.93.3
      There are a total of 1 Arkansas City police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.8% less than the Arkansas average and 14.6% less 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
      Metcalfe, MS1,0151221,2491,370
      Dermott, AR2,7573171,7002,018
      McGehee, AR3,9912651,7752,040
      Benoit, MS4603423,5103,852
      Beulah, MS3313603,7014,062
      Tillar, AR2747654,0974,862
      Reed, AR1528444,5195,363
      Arkansas City, AR5487714,1264,897

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garceno, TX5486483,7324,380
      Prinsburg, MN5482742,4862,760
      New Boston, IL5485972,8573,454
      Wilkerson, CA5484952,6383,133
      Dupree, SD5486302,6893,319
      Arkansas City, AR5487714,1264,897
      Source: The Arkansas City, 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.