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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 46%
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 peopleLavaca/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime38n/a (estimate)1,5423,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape5n/a202.972.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault4n/a162.3410.7246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)365544381
Burglary8n/a324.7636.8376.0
Theft20n/a811.72,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a40.6236.0228.9
Property crime29n/a (estimate)1,1772,9132,200

Key findings

  • Lavaca crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lavaca are 4% lower than the national average
  • In Lavaca you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lavaca is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lavaca has decreased by 11%

Lavaca crime map

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      Daily Crime In Lavaca (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lavaca

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lavaca is 1 in 274
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lavaca is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lavaca is 1 in 65

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

      Lavaca police department

      ItemLavacaArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      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
      Arkoma, OK1,9120317317
      Greenwood, AR9,296190391582
      Charleston, AR2,799122814936
      Kibler, AR1,1612341,2531,487
      Barling, AR4,7474831,8502,333
      Booneville, AR3,9341302,3982,528
      Mulberry, AR1,7726712,9273,598
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Union, IA2,592116784900
      Lewiston, NY2,592179738917
      Gervais, OR2,5911461,1671,313
      Eddyville, KY2,591781,5961,674
      Homedale, ID2,5931358701,005
      Lavaca, AR2,5923651,1771,542
      Source: The Lavaca, 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.