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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleBay/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime27n/a (estimate)1,4963,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape0n/a0.077.242.6
Robbery1n/a55.451.681.6
Assault2n/a110.8447.8250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)166585379
Burglary5n/a277.0599.6340.5
Theft17n/a941.82,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a110.8245.9219.9
Property crime24n/a (estimate)1,3302,8582,110

Key findings

  • Bay crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bay are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Bay you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bay is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bay has increased by 35%

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      Daily Crime In Bay (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bay is 1 in 602
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bay is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bay is 1 in 67

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

      Bay police department

      ItemBayArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.93.3
      There are a total of 4 Bay police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.5% less than the Arkansas average and 33.3% 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
      Lake City, AR2,570154731885
      Bono, AR2,4532451,1461,391
      Monette, AR1,752621,3721,435
      Caraway, AR1,0683991,0381,437
      Lepanto, AR1,9402911,4221,713
      Brookland, AR2,7171861,5961,782
      Harrisburg, AR2,4197601,5632,323
      Bay, AR1,9561661,3301,496

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Guttenberg, IA1,956102661763
      Fairforest, SC1,9562871,6511,937
      West Hurley, NY1,956127484611
      Erath, LA1,9573401,2141,554
      Ellaville, GA1,9575347471,281
      Bay, AR1,9561661,3301,496
      Source: The Bay, 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.