Reported Annual Crime In Helena-West Helena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHelena-West Helena/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime569n/a (estimate)5,3633,6342,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHelena-West Helena/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a75.48.65.3
Rape10n/a94.368.341.7
Robbery15n/a141.464.498.0
Assault85n/a801.2413.6248.9
Violent crime118n/a (estimate)1,112555383
Burglary167n/a1,574.1727.7430.4
Theft260n/a2,450.82,109.51,694.4
Vehicle theft24n/a226.2241.4237.4
Property crime451n/a (estimate)4,2513,0792,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Helena-West Helena, AR. All reported Helena-West Helena, AR crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Helena-West Helena, AR overall crime rate is 48% higher than in comparison to the Arkansas average; and is also 95% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Helena-West Helena, AR, the rate is 100% higher than compared to the Arkansas average, and 190% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Helena-West Helena, AR comes in at 38% higher than to the average seen in Arkansas, and 80% higher than the overall national average.
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The Helena-West Helena crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Helena-West Helena 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 Helena-West Helena crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Helena-West Helena is 95% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.69 daily crimes that occur in Helena-West Helena.
  • Helena-West Helena is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Helena-West Helena you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Helena-West Helena has decreased by 24%.

Compare Helena-West Helena, AR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Helena-West Helena (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Helena-West Helena, AR per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Arkansas and on a national scale. In Helena-West Helena, AR the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.48 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.95 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Helena-West Helena, AR is 2.00 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.90 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Helena-West Helena, AR has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.38 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.80 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Helena-West Helena (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Helena-West Helena, AR compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Helena-West Helena, AR safer than 5% when compared to other Arkansas cities, and 3% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Helena-West Helena, AR. At this time, Helena-West Helena, AR sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Helena-West Helena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Helena-West Helena is 1 in 90
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Helena-West Helena is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Helena-West Helena is 1 in 19
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Helena-West Helena, AR? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Helena-West Helena, AR, you have a 1 in 90 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 24. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Helena-West Helena, AR is 1 in 19.

Year Over Year Crime In Helena-West Helena (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Helena-West Helena, AR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Helena-West Helena, AR has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 26% in Helena-West Helena, AR, while property crimes in Helena-West Helena, AR have decreased by 23%. Crimes in total for Helena-West Helena, AR have decreased by 24% year over year.

Helena-West Helena police department

ItemHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)465,164558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.82.93.3
There are a total of 46 Helena-West Helena police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.4% greater than the Arkansas average and 16.4% greater 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
Tunica, MS1,24984807892
Friars Point, MS1,0611491,4261,575
Jonestown, MS1,4271611,5351,695
Lula, MS2874374,1774,614
Coahoma, MS3524424,2224,663
Lexa, AR3757954,4125,207
Lake View, AR4488244,5745,398
Helena-West Helena, AR11,3251,1124,2515,363

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Chalco, NE11,3222822,0942,375
Campbellsville, KY11,3292003,7523,953
Greentree, NJ11,3191941,3181,512
Lowes Island, VA11,31679683762
Yazoo City, MS11,3363823,6554,038
Helena-West Helena, AR11,3251,1124,2515,363
Source: The Helena-West Helena, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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