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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 29%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarling/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime103n/a (estimate)2,0563,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape9n/a179.677.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.051.681.6
Assault19n/a379.2447.8250.2
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)559585379
Burglary5n/a99.8599.6340.5
Theft66n/a1,317.42,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a79.8245.9219.9
Property crime75n/a (estimate)1,4972,8582,110

Key findings

  • Barling crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Barling are 47% higher than the national average
  • In Barling you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Barling is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Barling has decreased by 12%

Barling crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Barling (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Barling on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arkansas and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Barling (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 1.67 times less than the state average and 1.21 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Barling on a daily basis are 1.05 times less than than Arkansas average and 1.47 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Barling are 1.91 times less than the daily state average and 1.41 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Barling (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Barling to every other city in Arkansas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Barling safe? The gauges above illustrate that Barling is safer than 41% of every city located within Arkansas along with 19% 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. As a result, Barling, AR is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Barling

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Barling is 1 in 179
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barling is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Barling is 1 in 49
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Barling, Arkansas you have a 1 in 179 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 67 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Barling.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Barling is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Barling has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 16% in Barling, while property crimes in Barling have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Barling police department

      ItemBarlingArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.93.3
      There are a total of 8 Barling police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.5% less than the Arkansas average and 47.9% 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
      Arkoma, OK1,9120317317
      Greenwood, AR9,296244382625
      Pocola, OK4,04597679776
      Charleston, AR2,7992859781,263
      Kibler, AR1,1612521,2291,481
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542
      Roland, OK3,4361802,1832,363
      Barling, AR4,7475591,4972,056

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverside, NY4,7473731,4261,799
      South Lebanon, OH4,74692645737
      Brielle, NJ4,74543320363
      Green Tree, PA4,7491219871,108
      Farmville, NC4,7505773,9114,488
      Barling, AR4,7475591,4972,056
      Source: The Barling, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.