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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 82%
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 peopleGreenwood/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime55n/a (estimate)5823,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape3n/a31.772.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault15n/a158.7410.7246.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)190544381
Burglary7n/a74.0636.8376.0
Theft29n/a306.72,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a10.6236.0228.9
Property crime37n/a (estimate)3912,9132,200

Key findings

  • Greenwood crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Greenwood are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Greenwood you have a 1 in 172 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Greenwood is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Greenwood has decreased by 9%

Greenwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Greenwood (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Greenwood, AR per 100,000 people. In Greenwood, the total number of daily crimes is 5.94 times less than the Arkansas average and 4.43 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Greenwood is 2.86 times less than the Arkansas average and 2.00 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Greenwood has a daily crime rate that is 7.44 times less than the Arkansas average and 5.62 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Greenwood (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Greenwood, Arkansas compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Greenwood safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Greenwood is safer than 87% of Arkansas cities, and 69% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Arkansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Greenwood. At this time, Greenwood sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenwood is 1 in 526
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenwood is 1 in 256
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenwood is 1 in 172
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Greenwood? If you reside in Greenwood, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 526. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 256 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Greenwood, is 1 in 172.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Greenwood is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Greenwood has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 26% in Greenwood, while property crimes in Greenwood have increased by 2%. Total crime has decreased by 9% year over year.

      Greenwood police department

      ItemGreenwoodArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)225,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.93.3
      There are a total of 22 Greenwood police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.9% less than the Arkansas average and 25.5% 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
      Arkoma, OK1,9120317317
      Pocola, OK4,045172295467
      Charleston, AR2,799122814936
      Kibler, AR1,1612341,2531,487
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542
      Mansfield, AR1,4392441,3041,548
      Roland, OK3,4362112,1092,319
      Greenwood, AR9,296190391582

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Presque Isle, ME9,2982452,9123,157
      Moncks Corner, SC9,3005923,5614,154
      Hernando, FL9,3004812,8523,333
      Rockingham, NC9,2895836,8777,459
      Sugar Grove, IL9,2881969361,131
      Greenwood, AR9,296190391582
      Source: The Greenwood, 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.