Reported Annual Crime In Forrest City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForrest City/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,034n/a (estimate)7,1093,8202,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForrest City/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.97.25.3
Rape9n/a61.971.740.4
Robbery37n/a254.470.9102.8
Assault124n/a852.6401.0248.5
Violent crime171n/a (estimate)1,176551386
Burglary180n/a1,237.6795.5468.9
Theft549n/a3,774.82,233.61,745.0
Vehicle theft134n/a921.3239.4236.9
Property crime863n/a (estimate)5,9343,2692,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Forrest City, AR is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Forrest City, AR. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Forrest City, AR averages 86% higher than the rest of Arkansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 151% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Forrest City, AR is 113% higher than the average rate of crime in Arkansas and 204% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 82% higher than the remainder of the state of Arkansas and 142% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Forrest City, AR area.
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The Forrest City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Forrest City 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 Forrest City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forrest City is 151% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.48 daily crimes that occur in Forrest City.
  • Forrest City is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forrest City you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forrest City has increased by 38%.

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Daily Crime In Forrest City (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Forrest City, AR per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Arkansas and on a national scale. In Forrest City, AR the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.86 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.51 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Forrest City, AR is 2.13 times more than the Arkansas average and 3.04 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Forrest City, AR has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.82 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.42 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Forrest City (higher is better)

How safe is Forrest City, AR compared to other cities in Arkansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Forrest City, AR is safer than 2% of the cities in Arkansas and 1% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Arkansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Forrest City, AR. Overall, Forrest City, AR is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forrest City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forrest City is 1 in 86
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forrest City is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forrest City is 1 in 15
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Forrest City, AR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Forrest City, AR you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Forrest City, AR.

Year Over Year Crime In Forrest City (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Forrest City, AR is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Forrest City, AR has increased by 65%, the amount of property crime in Forrest City, AR has increased by 34%, and the total amount of crime in Forrest City, AR has increased by 38% year to year.

Forrest City police department

ItemForrest CityArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)425,164558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.93.3
There are a total of 42 Forrest City police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.9% less than the Arkansas average and 15.5% 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
Caldwell, AR5316723,9864,657
Palestine, AR7517514,4585,209
Colt, AR4557924,6985,489
Haynes, AR1928234,8815,704
Widener, AR3268565,0805,936
Madison, AR8668775,2056,082
Forrest City, AR14,8711,1765,9347,109

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Mastic Beach, NY14,8674621,9002,362
Aldine, TX14,8676153,9134,529
Somerton, AZ14,8661711,1851,356
Mount Vernon, IL14,8801,2895,1556,444
Alexander City, AL14,8591,8854,4716,356
Forrest City, AR14,8711,1765,9347,109
Source: The Forrest City, 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.