Reported Annual Crime In Little Rock

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 peopleLittle Rock/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17,073n/a (estimate)8,5663,6342,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLittle Rock/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder55n/a27.68.65.3
Rape175n/a87.868.341.7
Robbery502n/a251.964.498.0
Assault2,524n/a1,266.3413.6248.9
Violent crime3,256n/a (estimate)1,634555394
Burglary2,378n/a1,193.1727.7430.4
Theft10,309n/a5,172.22,109.51,694.4
Vehicle theft1,130n/a566.9241.4237.4
Property crime13,817n/a (estimate)6,9323,0792,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Little Rock, AR is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 136% higher than the average of crimes committed in Arkansas. It is also 211% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Little Rock, AR shows a crime rate that is 194% higher than the Arkansas average. The crime rate is also 315% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Little Rock, AR is shown to be 125% higher than the Arkansas average and 193% higher than the national average.
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The Little Rock crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Little Rock 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 Little Rock crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Little Rock is 211% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.47 daily crimes that occur in Little Rock.
  • Little Rock is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Little Rock you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Little Rock has increased by 8%.

Compare Little Rock, AR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Little Rock (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Little Rock, AR per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Arkansas as well as national figures. In Little Rock, AR the total number of daily crimes is 2.36 times more than the Arkansas average and 3.11 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Little Rock, AR are 2.94 times more than the Arkansas average and 4.15 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Little Rock, AR has a daily crime rate that is 2.25 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.93 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Little Rock (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Little Rock, AR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Little Rock, AR has been ranked safer than 0% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Little Rock, AR is safer than 1% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Little Rock, AR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Little Rock, AR is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Little Rock

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Little Rock is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Little Rock is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Little Rock is 1 in 12
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Little Rock, AR? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Little Rock, AR your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 62. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 15 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Little Rock, AR is 1 in 12.

Year Over Year Crime In Little Rock (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Little Rock, AR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Little Rock, AR has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 10% in Little Rock, AR, while property crimes in Little Rock, AR have increased by 7%. Crimes in total for Little Rock, AR have increased by 8% year over year.

Little Rock police department

ItemLittle RockArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6365,164558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.93.3
There are a total of 636 Little Rock police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10% greater than the Arkansas average and 0.2% 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
Shannon Hills, AR3,614202682884
McAlmont, AR1,8452461,3651,611
Natural Steps, AR4642481,3771,625
Landmark, AR3,0452881,5971,884
Wrightsville, AR1,2462961,6421,938
Maumelle, AR17,7952022,0192,221
Cammack Village, AR9691352,2912,426
Little Rock, AR197,6401,6346,9328,566

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Amarillo, TX197,5707554,3725,127
Glendale, CA197,8951351,5411,676
Augusta, GA196,7846164,9385,555
Akron, OH198,5086984,2354,932
Shreveport, LA198,5719545,5766,529
Little Rock, AR197,6401,6346,9328,566
Source: The Little Rock, 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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