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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 35%
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 peopleBentonville/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime853n/a (estimate)1,5963,4432,489
Murder1n/a1.98.05.0
Rape21n/a39.377.242.6
Robbery9n/a16.851.681.6
Assault88n/a164.7447.8250.2
Violent crime119n/a (estimate)223585379
Burglary80n/a149.7599.6340.5
Theft623n/a1,165.92,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft31n/a58.0245.9219.9
Property crime734n/a (estimate)1,3742,8582,110

Key findings

  • Bentonville crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bentonville are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Bentonville you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bentonville is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bentonville has increased by 2%

Bentonville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Bentonville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bentonville 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 Bentonville (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 2.16 times less than the state average and 1.56 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Bentonville on a daily basis are 2.62 times less than than Arkansas average and 1.70 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bentonville are 2.08 times less than the daily state average and 1.54 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Bentonville (higher is better)

      How safe is Bentonville, Arkansas compared to other cities in Arkansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Bentonville is safer than 75% of the cities in Arkansas and 51% 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 Bentonville. Overall, Bentonville is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bentonville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bentonville is 1 in 450
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bentonville is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bentonville is 1 in 63
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bentonville? If you reside in Bentonville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 450. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 73 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Bentonville, is 1 in 63.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Bentonville 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 Bentonville has increased by 9% and the rate of property crime in Bentonville has increased by 1%. The total crime rate in Bentonville has increased by 2% year to year.

      Bentonville police department

      ItemBentonvilleArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)865,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.93.3
      There are a total of 86 Bentonville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.9% less than the Arkansas average and 27.4% 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
      Tontitown, AR2,82892448540
      Elm Springs, AR2,23997475572
      Prairie Creek, AR2,122130633762
      Bethel Heights, AR2,490142641783
      Bentonville, AR42,4992231,3741,596

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Burlington, VT42,5564052,5842,989
      Altamonte Springs, FL42,5572403,1583,398
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41269746815
      Oro Valley, AZ42,379481,2791,327
      Concord, NH42,6341491,8502,000
      Bentonville, AR42,4992231,3741,596
      Source: The Bentonville, 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.