Annual Crime In Fordyce (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFordyce/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime200n/a (estimate)5,1923,4572,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFordyce/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape3n/a77.972.942.6
Robbery5n/a129.852.986.2
Assault38n/a986.5410.7246.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)1,194544381
Burglary41n/a1,064.4636.8376.0
Theft110n/a2,855.72,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a77.9236.0228.9
Property crime154n/a (estimate)3,9982,9132,200

Key findings

  • Fordyce crime rates are 101% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fordyce are 214% higher than the national average
  • In Fordyce you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fordyce is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fordyce has increased by 1%

Fordyce crime map

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Compare Fordyce, AR Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Fordyce (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fordyce, AR is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fordyce are 1.50 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.01 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Fordyce are 2.20 times more than than Arkansas and 3.14 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fordyce are 1.37 times more than than Arkansas and 1.82 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Fordyce (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Fordyce, AR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fordyce is safer than 7% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Fordyce is safer than 3% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Fordyce. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Fordyce is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fordyce

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fordyce is 1 in 84
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fordyce is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fordyce is 1 in 20
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fordyce? In Fordyce, you have a 1 in 84 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 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fordyce, AR is 1 in 20.

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

      A good indicator of whether Fordyce is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Fordyce has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Fordyce has decreased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fordyce has increased by 1% year over year.

      Fordyce police department

      ItemFordyceArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)125,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.93.3
      There are a total of 12 Fordyce police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Arkansas average and 14.1% 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
      Rison, AR1,2622721,4571,729
      Staves, AR1664682,5042,972
      New Edinburg, AR4696353,4004,035
      Tinsman, AR447023,7604,462
      Bearden, AR9537954,2565,051
      Thornton, AR6417964,2625,057
      Kingsland, AR4108644,6295,493
      Fordyce, AR4,0961,1943,9985,192

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Guerneville, CA4,0952871,5271,814
      Ellenville, NY4,0973331,3691,701
      Oakwood, GA4,0983114,3554,666
      Skippack, PA4,09879387466
      Spring Valley Village, TX4,098107615722
      Fordyce, AR4,0961,1943,9985,192
      Source: The Fordyce, 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.