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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 177%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleCamden/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime486n/a (estimate)4,5243,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape8n/a74.577.242.6
Robbery10n/a93.151.681.6
Assault95n/a884.4447.8250.2
Violent crime113n/a (estimate)1,052585379
Burglary84n/a782.0599.6340.5
Theft274n/a2,550.72,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft15n/a139.6245.9219.9
Property crime373n/a (estimate)3,4722,8582,110

Key findings

  • Camden crime rates are 82% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Camden are 177% higher than the national average
  • In Camden you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Camden is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Camden has decreased by 20%

Camden crime map

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      Daily Crime In Camden (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Camden 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 Camden (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 1.31 times more than the state average and 1.82 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Camden on a daily basis are 1.80 times more than than Arkansas average and 2.77 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Camden are 1.21 times more than the daily state average and 1.65 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Camden (higher is better)

      Is Camden safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Arkansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Camden to other cities in the state and across the country, Camden is 10% safer than other cities of Arkansas and 4% safer than other cities in the nation. Camden has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Camden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Camden is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Camden is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Camden is 1 in 23
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Camden? In Camden, you have a 1 in 96 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 29. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Camden, AR is 1 in 23.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Camden, Arkansas (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Camden has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Camden has decreased by 23%, and the total amount of crime in Camden has decreased by 20% year over year.

      Camden police department

      ItemCamdenArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)405,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.32.93.3
      There are a total of 40 Camden police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12% greater than the Arkansas average and 1.5% greater 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
      Bearden, AR953116815931
      Smackover, AR1,9682651,2931,558
      Stephens, AR1,0173011,4721,773
      East Camden, AR9798063,9364,742
      Louann, AR1308143,9784,792
      Chidester, AR2948744,2715,146
      Reader, AR1559454,6195,564
      Camden, AR11,5151,0523,4724,524

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Cedarburg, WI11,51617771788
      Waconia, MN11,5231781,5721,750
      Yeadon, PA11,5067473,3364,083
      Lower Burrell, PA11,5271449481,092
      Bellmawr, NJ11,5031151,1781,293
      Camden, AR11,5151,0523,4724,524
      Source: The Camden, 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.