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Total crime 125%
Violent crime 205%
Property crime 111%
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 peopleJacksonville/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,653n/a (estimate)5,7943,4572,580
Murder2n/a7.07.25.0
Rape10n/a35.172.942.6
Robbery35n/a122.752.986.2
Assault284n/a995.4410.7246.8
Violent crime331n/a (estimate)1,160544381
Burglary271n/a949.9636.8376.0
Theft916n/a3,210.72,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft135n/a473.2236.0228.9
Property crime1,322n/a (estimate)4,6342,9132,200

Key findings

  • Jacksonville crime rates are 125% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jacksonville are 205% higher than the national average
  • In Jacksonville you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jacksonville is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jacksonville has increased by 8%

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Compare Jacksonville, AR Crime

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      Daily Crime In Jacksonville (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Jacksonville, AR per 100,000 people. In Jacksonville, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.68 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.25 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Jacksonville is 2.13 times more than the Arkansas average and 3.05 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Jacksonville has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.11 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Jacksonville (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Jacksonville to every other city in Arkansas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Jacksonville safe? The gauges above illustrate that Jacksonville is safer than 5% of every city located within Arkansas along with 2% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arkansas and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Jacksonville, AR is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jacksonville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jacksonville is 1 in 18
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Jacksonville? If you reside in Jacksonville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 87. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 22 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 Jacksonville, is 1 in 18.

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

      Determining whether Jacksonville is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Jacksonville violent crime rates have increased by 27%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Jacksonville has increased by 8% in the same time frame.

      Jacksonville police department

      ItemJacksonvilleArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)915,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.93.3
      There are a total of 91 Jacksonville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.4% greater than the Arkansas average and 2.6% 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
      Austin, AR3,108200713912
      Cammack Village, AR9692201,1771,397
      Vilonia, AR4,2981291,2911,420
      McAlmont, AR1,8452411,2911,532
      Cabot, AR25,4071471,5231,671
      Gibson, AR5,0713862,0692,455
      Ward, AR4,6087012,0082,709
      Jacksonville, AR28,6611,1604,6345,794

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Duluth, GA28,681671,7971,864
      Hobart, IN28,6932533,9574,210
      Marion, IN28,6984553,6924,147
      Agawam Town, MA28,7014621,7262,187
      Harker Heights, TX28,7161992,3622,561
      Jacksonville, AR28,6611,1604,6345,794
      Source: The Jacksonville, 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.