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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCabot/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime546n/a (estimate)2,0413,0972,324
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)370645370
Vehicle theft45n/a168.2250.7282.7
Property crime447n/a (estimate)1,6712,4521,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Cabot, AR

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Cabot crime rate is 12.2% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Cabot, there were 99 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 370 per 100,000 individuals, 0.1% higher than the national average. Additionally, Cabot recorded 447 property crimes, amounting to 1671 per 100,000 residents, 14.5% lower than the U.S. average.

When assessing the total crime rate in Cabot per 100,000 people, it stands in the median range among all cities with reported crime data. Our analysis of total incidents, encompassing both violent and property crimes within Cabot, underscores the close alignment of reported crime rates with the national average as reported by other areas.

For violent crimes per 100,000 people, Cabot has a rate of violent crime that is very close to the national average. There were a total of 370 violent crimes, while the national average reported 370. This is an indication that the level of crime is essentially on par with all other cities.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Cabot?

What do the local residents think about crime in Cabot? Well, based on a recent survey of 10 people (conducted by AreaVibes), 90% of Cabot residents said that there was virtually no crime and that they felt safe walking at night. Another 10% of respondents said that there was too much crime in the area and they did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Cabot a Safe Place to Live?

Is Cabot a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Cabot has a crime rate that is lower than the national average by 12%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 1.5 daily incidents, encompassing 0.27 violent crimes and 1.22 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Cabot as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Cabot Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Cabot. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Cabot has increased by 2.1%. Violent crimes have increased by 6.5%, while property crimes have increased by 1.1%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Cabot

Limited employment opportunities or a prevalence of low-wage jobs can result in higher rates of unemployment and underemployment. Regions where individuals grapple with joblessness or meager wages may exhibit greater vulnerability to an uptick in crime due to financial instability. While areas that have strong employment rates, often will see a reduction in overall crime. Cabot, for instance, reports an unemployment rate of 3.1%, which differs from the national average of 4.7%.

High population density areas are often large urban centers with diverse economic opportunities. These areas can exacerbate income inequality, with pockets of poverty existing alongside affluence. Areas with economic disparities may experience higher property crimes and, in some cases, violent crimes. On the other hand, areas with low population density tend to see lower Cabot crime rates. The population density in Cabot is 1275.3 people per square mile, while the national average is 90.6 people per square mile.

In cities grappling with housing affordability challenges, crime can emerge as a prominent issue. Certain individuals and families may find themselves needing to reside in cramped or subpar housing conditions, elevating stress levels and potentially fueling domestic conflicts and associated criminal incidents. Cabot has a median home price of $162,200, deviating from the national average of $184,700. Large disparities in housing costs can significantly impact the well-being of residents and the prevalence of crime within the community.

Cabot crime map

The Cabot crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cabot as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Cabot crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Cabot crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Cabot crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Cabot are equal to the national average
      • In Cabot you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Cabot is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Cabot has increased by 2%

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        Daily Crime In Cabot (per 100,000 people)

        The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Cabot, Arkansas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Cabot are 1.52 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.14 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Cabot are 1.74 times less than than Arkansas and 1.00 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Cabot are 1.47 times less than than Arkansas and 1.17 times less than the national average.

        How Safe is Cabot (higher is better)

        Are people any safer living in Cabot in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Cabot safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Cabot being safer than 51% of cities in Arkansas and 30% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Arkansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Cabot. In conclusion, Cabot ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cabot

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cabot is 1 in 271
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cabot is 1 in 60
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Cabot is 1 in 49
        Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Cabot, Arkansas? If you reside in Cabot, then there is a 1 in 271 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 60. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 49 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cabot.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Cabot is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Cabot has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 6% in Cabot, while property crimes in Cabot have increased by 1%. Total crime has increased by 2% year over year.

        Cabot police department

        Item Cabot Arkansas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)495,164558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.93.3
        There are a total of 49 Cabot police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.3% less than the Arkansas average and 37.8% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Arkansas

        State Total offenders Arkansas /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Austin, AR3,69888550638
        Vilonia, AR4,55666929996
        McAlmont, AR1,6922861,0871,373
        Gibson, AR4,7014581,7412,199
        Ward, AR5,1956951,9482,643
        Beebe, AR8,1314952,2002,695
        Sherwood, AR31,2257762,5673,343
        Cabot, AR26,3763701,6712,041

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Auburn, NY26,3832452,1332,378
        Fremont, NE26,3623532,3542,707
        East St. Louis, IL26,3594962,9083,404
        Ewa Gentry, HI26,3582842,6572,941
        Vernon Hills, IL26,3961051,2651,370
        Cabot, AR26,3763701,6712,041
        Source: The Cabot, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.