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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 58%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHeber Springs/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime255n/a (estimate)3,6893,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape8n/a115.777.242.6
Robbery1n/a14.551.681.6
Assault15n/a217.0447.8250.2
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)347585379
Burglary45n/a651.0599.6340.5
Theft180n/a2,604.22,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft6n/a86.8245.9219.9
Property crime231n/a (estimate)3,3422,8582,110

Key findings

  • Heber Springs crime rates are 48% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Heber Springs are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Heber Springs you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Heber Springs is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Heber Springs has increased by 18%

Heber Springs crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Heber Springs (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Heber Springs on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arkansas and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Heber Springs (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 1.07 times more than the state average and 1.48 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Heber Springs on a daily basis are 1.68 times less than than Arkansas average and 1.09 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Heber Springs are 1.17 times more than the daily state average and 1.58 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Heber Springs (higher is better)

      Is Heber Springs safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Arkansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Heber Springs to other cities in the state and across the country, Heber Springs is 44% safer than other cities of Arkansas and 22% safer than other cities in the nation. Heber Springs has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Heber Springs

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Heber Springs is 1 in 289
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Heber Springs is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Heber Springs is 1 in 28
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Heber Springs? In Heber Springs, AR you have a 1 in 289 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 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Heber Springs.

      Year Over Year Crime In Heber Springs (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Heber Springs is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Heber Springs has increased by 33% and the rate of property crime in Heber Springs has increased by 16%. The total crime rate in Heber Springs has increased by 18% year to year.

      Heber Springs police department

      ItemHeber SpringsArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)255,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.93.3
      There are a total of 25 Heber Springs police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.2% greater than the Arkansas average and 7.2% greater 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
      Tumbling Shoals, AR1,000148724872
      Greers Ferry, AR92601,4051,405
      Fairfield Bay, AR2,4164541,8172,271
      Rose Bud, AR71302,2772,277
      Higden, AR1114432,1622,605
      Quitman, AR8232813,0943,376
      Pangburn, AR5778013,9144,716
      Heber Springs, AR7,1693473,3423,689

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Acton, CA7,1702931,5491,841
      Fabens, TX7,1685453,1103,655
      Glenolden, PA7,1671542,0522,206
      Demopolis, AL7,1677533,5604,313
      Woodlake, VA7,1721551,2211,376
      Heber Springs, AR7,1693473,3423,689
      Source: The Heber Springs, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.