Reported Annual Crime In Charleston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime59n/a (estimate)2,3843,8202,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharleston/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.25.3
Rape6n/a242.471.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.070.9102.8
Assault13n/a525.3401.0248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)768551386
Burglary9n/a363.6795.5468.9
Theft29n/a1,171.72,233.61,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a80.8239.4236.9
Property crime40n/a (estimate)1,6163,2692,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charleston is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.53 daily crimes that occur in Charleston.
  • Charleston is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charleston you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charleston has increased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Charleston (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charleston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charleston is 1 in 131
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charleston is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charleston is 1 in 42

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

Charleston police department

ItemCharlestonArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45,164558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.93.3
There are a total of 4 Charleston police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.6% less than the Arkansas average and 50.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Arkansas

StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
Arkansas7,221262222
There are a total of 7,221 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 262 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 18% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greenwood, AR9,296256384640
Kibler, AR1,1612371,4061,643
Lavaca, AR2,5922061,5261,732
Dyer, AR6813501,9842,334
Barling, AR4,7473792,5062,885
Caulksville, AR2265022,9803,483
Ozark, AR3,6103643,5833,947
Charleston, AR2,7997681,6162,384

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Raceland, KY2,79984378462
Wimberley, TX2,79968433501
Caledonia, MN2,79936144180
Indialantic, FL2,7982102,3072,517
Koloa, HI2,8001351,3081,443
Charleston, AR2,7997681,6162,384
Source: The Charleston, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.