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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 45%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsHeights/100k peopleLittle Rock/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15,1543,259 (estimate)7,6393,4432,489
Murder38n/a19.28.05.0
Rape209n/a105.477.242.6
Robbery391n/a197.151.681.6
Assault2,371n/a1,195.2447.8250.2
Violent crime3,009199 (estimate)1,517585379
Burglary1,760n/a887.2599.6340.5
Theft9,316n/a4,696.02,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1,069n/a538.9245.9219.9
Property crime12,1453,060 (estimate)6,1222,8582,110

Key findings

  • Heights crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Heights are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Heights you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Heights is safer than 93% of the cities in Arkansas
  • Year over year crime in Little Rock has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Heights is 1 in 503
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Heights is 1 in 33
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Heights is 1 in 31

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

      Little Rock police department

      ItemHeightsLittle RockArkansas
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a6365,164
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.22.9

      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
      Salem, AR2,5711229161,038
      McAlmont, AR1,8452591,2671,526
      Natural Steps, AR4642621,2781,539
      Salem city, AR1,9352831,3831,667
      Avilla, AR9943021,4761,778
      Landmark, AR3,0453031,4821,785
      Maumelle, AR17,7951541,6521,805
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,5176,1227,639

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Amarillo, TX197,5707203,8974,617
      Glendale, CA197,8951141,6311,745
      Augusta, GA196,7845894,1034,691
      Akron, OH198,5089013,3194,220
      Shreveport, LA198,5717804,8995,679
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,5176,1227,639
      Source: The Heights, Little Rock, 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.