Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,494 (estimate)3,8202,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a7.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a71.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a70.9102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a401.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)648 (estimate)551386
Burglaryn/an/an/a795.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a2,233.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a239.4236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,846 (estimate)3,2692,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.31 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 155
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 23

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterArkansasNational
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
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
Cedarville, AR1,5292211,3091,530
Dyer, AR6813501,9842,334
Mulberry, AR1,7728593,8044,663
Winslow, AR3987114,2184,929
Mountainburg, AR6147164,2464,961
Alma, AR5,5998405,6486,488
Chester, AR1746483,8464,494

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walkerville, MI1746802,8313,511
Albin, WY1743943,1633,557
Okabena, MN1743673,2243,591
Glasgow, IL1746533,0693,723
Rutledge, MN1743743,2823,656
Chester, AR1746483,8464,494
Source: The Chester, 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.