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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 66%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElkins/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime31n/a (estimate)9963,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape1n/a32.172.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault7n/a225.0410.7246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)257544381
Burglary3n/a96.4636.8376.0
Theft20n/a642.92,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0236.0228.9
Property crime23n/a (estimate)7392,9132,200

Key findings

  • Elkins crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elkins are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Elkins you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elkins is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elkins has not changed

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The Elkins crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Elkins 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 Elkins crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Elkins (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elkins

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elkins is 1 in 389
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elkins is 1 in 136
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elkins is 1 in 101

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

      Elkins police department

      ItemElkinsArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)65,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.93.3
      There are a total of 6 Elkins police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.1% less than the Arkansas average and 32.1% 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
      Goshen, AR1,60176409485
      Tontitown, AR2,82885457542
      Bethel Heights, AR2,49071496566
      Elm Springs, AR2,23990484574
      Farmington, AR6,4702281,2231,451
      Greenland, AR1,5164929851,477
      West Fork, AR2,4914191,2201,639
      Elkins, AR2,867257739996

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lakeview, OR2,8671551,5641,719
      Syracuse, IN2,8671649341,097
      Refugio, TX2,866106425531
      Brighton, AL2,8683051,6511,956
      East Norwich, NY2,86555226281
      Elkins, AR2,867257739996
      Source: The Elkins, 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.