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Total crime 192%
Violent crime 38%
Property crime 218%
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 peopleHot Springs/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,786n/a (estimate)7,5293,4572,580
Murder6n/a16.27.25.0
Rape29n/a78.472.942.6
Robbery46n/a124.352.986.2
Assault113n/a305.4410.7246.8
Violent crime194n/a (estimate)524544381
Burglary740n/a1,999.7636.8376.0
Theft1,651n/a4,461.42,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft201n/a543.2236.0228.9
Property crime2,592n/a (estimate)7,0042,9132,200

Key findings

  • Hot Springs crime rates are 192% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hot Springs are 38% higher than the national average
  • In Hot Springs you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hot Springs is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hot Springs has increased by 2%

Hot Springs crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Hot Springs crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      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 people. In Hot Springs, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.18 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.92 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Hot Springs is 1.04 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.38 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Hot Springs has a daily crime rate that is 2.40 times more than the Arkansas average and 3.18 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Hot Springs (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and all other cities across the US, is Hot Springs safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hot Springs is safer than 18% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Hot Springs is safer than 9% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hot Springs 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 191
      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
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Hot Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 191. 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 is 1 in 14.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Hot Springs is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Hot Springs has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 11% in Hot Springs, while property crimes in Hot Springs have increased by 3%. Total crime has increased by 2% 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
      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
      Lake Hamilton, AR1,87476409485
      Rockwell, AR3,883147788935
      Hot Springs Village, AR13,4432071,1101,317
      Magnet Cove, AR3543191,7072,025
      Piney, AR4,1454252,2772,702
      Rockport, AR7395572,9823,538
      Lonsdale, AR1456423,4364,078
      Hot Springs, AR36,7115247,0047,529

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Longview, WA36,7202923,5793,871
      Pleasant Grove, UT36,678731,0701,143
      Oakton, VA36,74886720806
      Winter Haven, FL36,6695582,4423,000
      Milton, GA36,75528723750
      Hot Springs, AR36,7115247,0047,529
      Source: The Hot Springs, 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.