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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 57%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,980 (estimate)3,4432,489
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a77.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a51.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a447.8250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)676 (estimate)585379
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a245.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,304 (estimate)2,8582,110

Key findings

  • Central City crime rates are 60% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central City are 78% higher than the national average
  • In Central City you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central City is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Central City has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central City is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central City is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central City is 1 in 26

      Year Over Year Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

      Central City police department

      ItemCentral CityArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      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

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      Arkoma, OK1,9120317317
      Greenwood, AR9,296244382625
      Pocola, OK4,04597679776
      Charleston, AR2,7992859781,263
      Kibler, AR1,1612521,2291,481
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542
      Barling, AR4,7475591,4972,056
      Central City, AR5146763,3043,980

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Runnells, IA5142791,8092,088
      Laketon, IN5145522,9313,482
      Pattison, TX5143672,0952,462
      Cooperstown, PA5144171,9122,330
      Jackson, NC5144552,8823,336
      Central City, AR5146763,3043,980
      Source: The Central City, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.