What are the odds that you'll be safer in Benton, Arkansas compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Benton safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Benton is safer than 32% of Arkansas cities, and 15% 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 Benton. At this time, Benton sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.