Annual Crime In Lincoln (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)3,1343,4572,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLincoln/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape4n/a160.772.942.6
Robbery1n/a40.252.986.2
Assault22n/a883.9410.7246.8
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)1,085544381
Burglary14n/a562.5636.8376.0
Theft34n/a1,366.02,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a120.5236.0228.9
Property crime51n/a (estimate)2,0492,9132,200

Key findings

  • Lincoln crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lincoln are 185% higher than the national average
  • In Lincoln you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lincoln is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lincoln has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Lincoln (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lincoln

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lincoln is 1 in 93
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lincoln is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lincoln is 1 in 32

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

      Lincoln police department

      ItemLincolnArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)65,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.93.3
      There are a total of 6 Lincoln police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.8% less than the Arkansas average and 20% 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
      Watts, OK3200974974
      Farmington, AR6,4702281,2231,451
      Greenland, AR1,5164929851,477
      West Fork, AR2,4914191,2201,639
      Johnson, AR3,5732422,1532,395
      Prairie Grove, AR4,9971862,3812,567
      Lyons Switch, OK3415543,4203,974
      Lincoln, AR2,1221,0852,0493,134

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosepine, LA2,1222561,5571,812
      Campbell, MO2,1225388611,399
      Van Horn, TX2,1222321,3351,567
      Prairie Creek, AR2,122120645765
      Dublin, PA2,12172349420
      Lincoln, AR2,1221,0852,0493,134
      Source: The Lincoln, 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.