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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 68%
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 peopleAustin/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32n/a (estimate)9123,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape2n/a57.072.942.6
Robbery2n/a57.052.986.2
Assault3n/a85.5410.7246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)200544381
Burglary14n/a399.1636.8376.0
Theft10n/a285.12,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a28.5236.0228.9
Property crime25n/a (estimate)7132,9132,200

Key findings

  • Austin crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Austin are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Austin you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Austin is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Austin has increased by 13%

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      Daily Crime In Austin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Austin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Austin is 1 in 502
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Austin is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Austin is 1 in 110

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

      Austin police department

      ItemAustinArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)35,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.93.3
      There are a total of 3 Austin police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51% less than the Arkansas average and 55.6% 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
      McRae, AR8253017521,053
      Vilonia, AR4,2981291,2911,420
      McAlmont, AR1,8452411,2911,532
      Cabot, AR25,4071471,5231,671
      Gibson, AR5,0713862,0692,455
      Carlisle, AR2,1232762,2052,480
      Ward, AR4,6087012,0082,709
      Austin, AR3,108200713912

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hiawatha, KS3,1094153,7044,119
      Providence, KY3,10733701735
      Pendleton, SC3,1072861,7682,054
      Clare, MI3,1104261,6692,095
      Round Lake Heights, IL3,110260446707
      Austin, AR3,108200713912
      Source: The Austin, 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.