Reported Annual Crime In Hot Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHot Springs/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,736n/a (estimate)7,4033,6342,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHot Springs/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a21.68.65.3
Rape20n/a54.168.341.7
Robbery59n/a159.664.498.0
Assault131n/a354.5413.6248.9
Violent crime218n/a (estimate)590555383
Burglary838n/a2,267.6727.7430.4
Theft1,514n/a4,096.82,109.51,694.4
Vehicle theft166n/a449.2241.4237.4
Property crime2,518n/a (estimate)6,8143,0792,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Hot Springs, AR. These figures on reported criminal activity in Hot Springs, AR, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Hot Springs, AR is 104% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Arkansas, and when compared with the national average, is 170% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Hot Springs, AR has 6% higher than violent crime rate than Arkansas average, while remaining 54% higher than the national average. In property crime, Hot Springs, AR is 121% higher than the average of Arkansas and is 188% higher than the national average.
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The Hot Springs crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hot Springs is 170% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.28 daily crimes that occur in Hot Springs.
  • Hot Springs is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hot Springs you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hot Springs has increased by 76%.

Compare Hot Springs, AR Crime To Other Cities

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Hot Springs, AR per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Arkansas and on a national scale. In Hot Springs, AR the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.04 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.70 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Hot Springs, AR is 1.06 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.54 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Hot Springs, AR has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.21 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.88 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Hot Springs (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Hot Springs, AR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hot Springs, AR has been ranked safer than 12% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Hot Springs, AR is safer than 7% 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 Hot Springs, AR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hot Springs, AR is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hot Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hot Springs is 1 in 170
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hot Springs is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hot Springs is 1 in 14
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Hot Springs, AR? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Hot Springs, AR your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 170. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 15 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hot Springs, AR is 1 in 14.

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

The year over year crime rate for Hot Springs, AR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Hot Springs, 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 increased by 2% in Hot Springs, AR, while property crimes in Hot Springs, AR have increased by 88%. Crimes in total for Hot Springs, AR have increased by 76% year over year.

Hot Springs police department

ItemHot SpringsArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1335,164558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.72.93.3
There are a total of 133 Hot Springs police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.3% greater than the Arkansas average and 14.5% 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
Lake Hamilton, AR1,87478432510
Rockwell, AR3,883150833983
Hot Springs Village, AR13,4432111,1731,384
Magnet Cove, AR3543251,8042,129
Piney, AR4,1454342,4072,841
Rockport, AR7395683,1523,720
Malvern, AR10,9374003,7344,134
Hot Springs, AR36,7115906,8147,403

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Longview, WA36,7202993,6343,933
Pleasant Grove, UT36,67873330403
Oakton, VA36,74890775864
Winter Haven, FL36,6694822,7903,272
Milton, GA36,75523757779
Hot Springs, AR36,7115906,8147,403
Source: The Hot Springs, 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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