Annual Crime In Barling (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarling/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime116n/a (estimate)2,3333,4572,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarling/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape6n/a120.772.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault18n/a362.0410.7246.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)483544381
Burglary13n/a261.5636.8376.0
Theft77n/a1,548.72,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a40.2236.0228.9
Property crime92n/a (estimate)1,8502,9132,200

Key findings

  • Barling crime rates are 10% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Barling are 27% higher than the national average
  • In Barling you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Barling is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Barling has decreased by 19%

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Compare Barling, AR Crime To Other Cities

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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 1.48 times less than the state average and 1.11 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Barling on a daily basis are 1.13 times less than than Arkansas average and 1.27 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Barling are 1.57 times less than the daily state average and 1.19 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Barling (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Barling compared to every other city in Arkansas, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Barling ranks safer than 45% of every city located within Arkansas along with 23% 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 208
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barling is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Barling is 1 in 43
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Barling, AR you have a 1 in 208 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 55 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 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 27% in Barling, while property crimes in Barling have decreased by 26%. Total crime has decreased by 19% 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
      Pocola, OK4,045172295467
      Greenwood, AR9,296190391582
      Charleston, AR2,799122814936
      Kibler, AR1,1612341,2531,487
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542
      Roland, OK3,4362112,1092,319
      Barling, AR4,7474831,8502,333

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverside, NY4,7473641,4961,860
      South Lebanon, OH4,74688683771
      Green Tree, PA4,7491219871,108
      Brielle, NJ4,7450487487
      Farmville, NC4,7506582,7383,396
      Barling, AR4,7474831,8502,333
      Source: The Barling, 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.