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Total crime 99%
Violent crime 135%
Property crime 92%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalvern/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime512n/a (estimate)4,6693,2852,346
Murder3n/a27.410.66.5
Rape10n/a91.273.538.4
Robbery7n/a63.852.073.9
Assault80n/a729.5535.8279.7
Violent crime100n/a (estimate)912672388
Burglary188n/a1,714.4523.1314.2
Theft199n/a1,814.71,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theft25n/a228.0261.8246.0
Property crime412n/a (estimate)3,7572,6131,958

Key findings

  • Malvern crime rates are 99% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Malvern are 135% higher than the national average
  • In Malvern you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Malvern is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Malvern has increased by 7%

Malvern crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Malvern (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Malvern, AR per 100,000 people. In Malvern, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.42 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.99 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Malvern is 1.36 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.35 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Malvern has a daily crime rate that is 1.44 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.92 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Malvern (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Malvern to every other city in Arkansas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Malvern safe? The gauges above illustrate that Malvern is safer than 11% of every city located within Arkansas along with 4% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Arkansas and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Malvern, AR is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malvern

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malvern is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malvern is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Malvern is 1 in 22
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Malvern? In Malvern, AR you have a 1 in 110 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Malvern.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Malvern, Arkansas (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Malvern has increased by 23%, the amount of property crime in Malvern has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Malvern has increased by 7% year over year.

      Malvern police department

      ItemMalvernArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)215,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.93.3
      There are a total of 21 Malvern police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.1% less than the Arkansas average and 37.6% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haskell, AR4,376107857964
      Magnet Cove, AR3543941,5311,924
      Tull, AR5856232,4233,047
      Rockport, AR7396882,6753,362
      Traskwood, AR3957302,8393,569
      Friendship, AR1867392,8733,612
      Lonsdale, AR1457933,0823,875
      Malvern, AR10,9379123,7574,669

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairfield, AL10,9372,1088,04710,155
      Ogdensburg, NY10,9373432,8233,167
      Suffern, NY10,9363111,2071,518
      Brooklyn, OH10,936854,5544,639
      Broomall, PA10,935174734908
      Malvern, AR10,9379123,7574,669
      Source: The Malvern, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.