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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 14%
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 peopleBatesville/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime291n/a (estimate)2,6723,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape5n/a45.977.242.6
Robbery2n/a18.451.681.6
Assault22n/a202.0447.8250.2
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)266585379
Burglary37n/a339.8599.6340.5
Theft212n/a1,946.92,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft13n/a119.4245.9219.9
Property crime262n/a (estimate)2,4062,8582,110

Key findings

  • Batesville crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Batesville are 30% lower than the national average
  • In Batesville you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Batesville is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Batesville has decreased by 19%

Batesville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Batesville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Batesville 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 Batesville (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 1.29 times less than the state average and 1.07 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Batesville on a daily basis are 2.20 times less than than Arkansas average and 1.42 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Batesville are 1.19 times less than the daily state average and 1.14 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Batesville (higher is better)

      How safe is Batesville, Arkansas compared to other cities in Arkansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Batesville is safer than 62% of the cities in Arkansas and 35% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Arkansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Batesville. Overall, Batesville is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Batesville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Batesville is 1 in 376
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Batesville is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Batesville is 1 in 38
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Batesville? In Batesville, AR you have a 1 in 376 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Batesville.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Batesville, AR is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Batesville has decreased by 38%, while the property crime rate in Batesville has decreased by 17% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Batesville has decreased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Batesville police department

      ItemBatesvilleArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      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
      Newark, AR1,2762421,1811,423
      Southside, AR2,5192701,3201,591
      Cave City, AR2,3663221,5751,897
      Moorefield, AR1884742,3172,791
      Mount Pleasant, AR4086843,3424,026
      Pleasant Plains, AR2777543,6834,437
      Oil Trough, AR2227733,7784,551
      Batesville, AR10,5792662,4062,672

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lawrenceburg, TN10,5734603,9264,385
      Lyons, IL10,5711539491,102
      Burlington, WI10,57154787841
      Forest Acres, SC10,5716206,1726,793
      Vernal, UT10,5883052,4902,795
      Batesville, AR10,5792662,4062,672
      Source: The Batesville, 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.