Reported Annual Crime In Decatur

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime41n/a (estimate)2,2743,6342,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.65.3
Rape9n/a499.268.341.7
Robbery0n/a0.064.498.0
Assault4n/a221.9413.6248.9
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)721555383
Burglary10n/a554.6727.7430.4
Theft17n/a942.92,109.51,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a55.5241.4237.4
Property crime28n/a (estimate)1,5533,0792,362

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The Decatur crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Decatur as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Decatur crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.23 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has decreased by 26%.

Compare Decatur, AR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Decatur (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Decatur

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Decatur is 1 in 139
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Decatur is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of crime in Decatur is 1 in 44

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

Decatur police department

ItemDecaturArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55,164558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.93.3
There are a total of 5 Decatur police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.2% less than the Arkansas average and 12.2% 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
Highfill, AR664152303455
Tontitown, AR2,82887483570
Elm Springs, AR2,23992511603
Bella Vista, AR27,985251578829
Cave Springs, AR2,803124744868
Gentry, AR3,675265635900
Centerton, AR11,4033251,1091,435
Decatur, AR2,2727211,5532,274

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jamestown West, NY2,272190804994
Arcanum, OH2,2721391,1291,268
Village of Four Seasons, MO2,272113607720
South Congaree, SC2,2722062,4312,637
West Lafayette, OH2,272131262394
Decatur, AR2,2727211,5532,274
Source: The Decatur, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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