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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 30%
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 peopleConway/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,166n/a (estimate)3,2173,4432,489
Murder2n/a3.08.05.0
Rape49n/a72.877.242.6
Robbery51n/a75.751.681.6
Assault222n/a329.7447.8250.2
Violent crime324n/a (estimate)481585379
Burglary177n/a262.9599.6340.5
Theft1,567n/a2,327.12,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft98n/a145.5245.9219.9
Property crime1,842n/a (estimate)2,7362,8582,110

Key findings

  • Conway crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Conway are 27% higher than the national average
  • In Conway you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Conway is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Conway has decreased by 17%

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      Daily Crime In Conway (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Conway 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 Conway (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 1.07 times less than the state average and 1.29 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Conway on a daily basis are 1.21 times less than than Arkansas average and 1.27 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Conway are 1.04 times less than the daily state average and 1.30 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Conway (higher is better)

      How safe is Conway, Arkansas compared to other cities in Arkansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Conway is safer than 39% of the cities in Arkansas and 18% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Arkansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Conway. Overall, Conway is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Conway

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Conway is 1 in 208
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Conway is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Conway is 1 in 32
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Conway? In Conway, you have a 1 in 208 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 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Conway, AR is 1 in 32.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Conway, 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 Conway has decreased by 11%, the amount of property crime in Conway has decreased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Conway has decreased by 17% year over year.

      Conway police department

      ItemConwayArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1555,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.93.3
      There are a total of 155 Conway police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.4% less than the Arkansas average and 21.5% less 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
      Greenbrier, AR5,164177283459
      Wooster, AR1,061107523630
      Menifee, AR2470633633
      Vilonia, AR4,2981051,1551,260
      Plumerville, AR1,03101,4231,423
      Natural Steps, AR4642621,2781,539
      Gibson, AR5,0714152,0302,445
      Conway, AR64,1844812,7363,217

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Daytona Beach, FL64,1051,1374,0575,194
      Ames, IA64,0731981,7161,914
      Shawnee, KS64,444213324537
      Janesville, WI63,8802292,4382,667
      Lodi, CA63,8423512,4522,803
      Conway, AR64,1844812,7363,217
      Source: The Conway, 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.