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Total crime 85%
Violent crime 108%
Property crime 81%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJonesboro/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,467n/a (estimate)4,3503,2852,346
Murder12n/a15.110.66.5
Rape78n/a97.973.538.4
Robbery55n/a69.052.073.9
Assault497n/a623.6535.8279.7
Violent crime642n/a (estimate)806672388
Burglary1,038n/a1,302.3523.1314.2
Theft1,576n/a1,977.41,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theft211n/a264.7261.8246.0
Property crime2,825n/a (estimate)3,5442,6131,958

Key findings

  • Jonesboro crime rates are 85% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Jonesboro are 108% higher than the national average
  • In Jonesboro you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Jonesboro is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Jonesboro has decreased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Jonesboro (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 1.32 times more than the state average and 1.85 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Jonesboro on a daily basis are 1.20 times more than than Arkansas average and 2.08 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Jonesboro are 1.36 times more than the daily state average and 1.81 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Jonesboro (higher is better)

      How safe is Jonesboro, Arkansas compared to other cities in Arkansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jonesboro is safer than 15% of the cities in Arkansas and 5% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Arkansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Jonesboro. Overall, Jonesboro is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jonesboro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 23
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jonesboro? In Jonesboro, AR you have a 1 in 125 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 29 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jonesboro.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Jonesboro, Arkansas (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Jonesboro has increased by 17%, the amount of property crime in Jonesboro has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Jonesboro has decreased by 3% year over year.

      Jonesboro police department

      ItemJonesboroArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1605,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.93.3
      There are a total of 160 Jonesboro police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.1% less than the Arkansas average and 28.5% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake City, AR2,570110478588
      Bono, AR2,453199755954
      Bay, AR1,9564948231,317
      Brookland, AR2,7171861,5961,782
      Sedgwick, AR1637963,0963,893
      Egypt, AR629103,5394,449
      Cash, AR4239763,7944,770
      Jonesboro, AR72,6388063,5444,350

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Goodyear, AZ72,6292222,1452,367
      Atascocita, TX72,7133982,0022,400
      Boynton Beach, FL72,7486542,2452,899
      Rapid City, SD72,4418573,9974,854
      Waldorf, MD72,4134972,0022,499
      Jonesboro, AR72,6388063,5444,350
      Source: The Jonesboro, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.