Reported Annual Crime In Jonesboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJonesboro/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,524n/a (estimate)4,6253,6342,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJonesboro/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder13n/a17.18.65.3
Rape54n/a70.968.341.7
Robbery62n/a81.464.498.0
Assault271n/a355.7413.6248.9
Violent crime400n/a (estimate)525555383
Burglary1,239n/a1,626.2727.7430.4
Theft1,728n/a2,268.12,109.51,694.4
Vehicle theft157n/a206.1241.4237.4
Property crime3,124n/a (estimate)4,1003,0792,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Jonesboro, AR. These figures on reported criminal activity in Jonesboro, 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 Jonesboro, AR is 27% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Arkansas, and when compared with the national average, is 68% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Jonesboro, AR has 5% lower than violent crime rate than Arkansas average, while remaining 37% higher than the national average. In property crime, Jonesboro, AR is 33% higher than the average of Arkansas and is 74% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Jonesboro crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jonesboro is 68% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.67 daily crimes that occur in Jonesboro.
  • Jonesboro is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jonesboro you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jonesboro has increased by 2%.

Compare Jonesboro, AR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Jonesboro (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Jonesboro, AR on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arkansas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Jonesboro, AR (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas state wide, are 1.27 times more than the state average and 1.68 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Jonesboro, AR on a daily bases are 1.06 times less than than Arkansas average and 1.37 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Jonesboro, AR are 1.33 times more than the daily state average and 1.74 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Jonesboro (higher is better)

How safe is Jonesboro, AR compared to other cities in Arkansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jonesboro, AR is safer than 24% of the cities in Arkansas and 13% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Arkansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Jonesboro, AR. Overall, Jonesboro, AR 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 191
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jonesboro is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jonesboro, AR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jonesboro, AR you have a 1 in 191 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jonesboro, AR.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Jonesboro, AR is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Jonesboro, AR has decreased by 2%, the amount of property crime in Jonesboro, AR has increased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Jonesboro, AR has increased by 2% year to 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
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 City, AR2,5701621,1781,340
Bono, AR2,4534771,3891,866
Bay, AR1,9562201,7041,924
Brookland, AR2,7171793,1323,310
Sedgwick, AR1636583,6494,306
Egypt, AR627524,1704,922
Trumann, AR7,1436764,4065,082
Jonesboro, AR72,6385254,1004,625

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Goodyear, AZ72,6292642,8713,135
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Boynton Beach, FL72,7485794,1334,712
Rapid City, SD72,4416403,8304,470
Layton, UT72,4131382,2452,383
Jonesboro, AR72,6385254,1004,625
Source: The Jonesboro, 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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