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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 69%
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 peopleBella Vista/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime237n/a (estimate)8193,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape17n/a58.877.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.051.681.6
Assault32n/a110.6447.8250.2
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)169585379
Burglary39n/a134.8599.6340.5
Theft144n/a497.72,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a17.3245.9219.9
Property crime188n/a (estimate)6502,8582,110

Key findings

  • Bella Vista crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bella Vista are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Bella Vista you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bella Vista is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bella Vista has decreased by 4%

Bella Vista crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Bella Vista (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Bella Vista, per 100,000 residents. In Bella Vista, the total number of daily crimes is 4.20 times less than the Arkansas average and 3.04 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Bella Vista are 3.45 times less than the Arkansas average and 2.24 times less than the national average. For property crime, Bella Vista has a daily crime rate that is 4.40 times less than the Arkansas average and 3.25 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Bella Vista (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bella Vista, Arkansas compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Bella Vista safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Bella Vista is safer than 83% of Arkansas cities, and 68% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Arkansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bella Vista. At this time, Bella Vista sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bella Vista

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bella Vista is 1 in 591
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bella Vista is 1 in 154
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bella Vista is 1 in 123
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Bella Vista, Arkansas? If you reside in Bella Vista, then there is a 1 in 591 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 154. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 123 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Bella Vista.

      Year Over Year Crime In Bella Vista (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Bella Vista is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Bella Vista has decreased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Bella Vista has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Bella Vista has decreased by 4% year to year.

      Bella Vista police department

      ItemBella VistaArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)345,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.93.3
      There are a total of 34 Bella Vista police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.8% less than the Arkansas average and 61.7% 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
      Highfill, AR664000
      Pineville, MO778000
      Cave Springs, AR2,80354358412
      Prairie Creek, AR2,122130633762
      Gentry, AR3,675382535917
      Lanagan, MO4670962962
      Centerton, AR11,4033208401,161
      Bella Vista, AR27,985169650819

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winchester, NV27,9866132,8813,494
      Redmond, OR27,9982253,5273,752
      Woodstock, GA27,9641171,3091,425
      Oakdale, MN27,9561282,5592,687
      Central, LA28,0174382,5202,958
      Bella Vista, AR27,985169650819
      Source: The Bella Vista, 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.