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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 54%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)3,797 (estimate)3,2852,346
Murdern/an/an/a10.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a73.538.4
Robberyn/an/an/a52.073.9
Assaultn/an/an/a535.8279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)777 (estimate)672388
Burglaryn/an/an/a523.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a261.8246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,021 (estimate)2,6131,958

Key findings

  • Central City crime rates are 62% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Central City are 100% higher than the national average
  • In Central City you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Central City is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Central City has decreased by 5%

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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 129
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central City is 1 in 34
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Central City is 1 in 27

      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.

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      Greenwood, AR9,296212339550
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      Kibler, AR1,1612891,1241,413
      Charleston, AR2,7991221,3401,462
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542
      Central City, AR5147773,0213,797

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      Runnells, IA5143171,7712,089
      Pesotum, IL5145191,8992,418
      Laketon, IN5145322,6513,183
      Seminary, MS5142872,0742,361
      Jackson, NC5145122,7213,234
      Central City, AR5147773,0213,797
      Source: The Central City, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.