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Total crime 41%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 44%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelbourne/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,383 (estimate)3,2852,346
Murdern/an/an/a10.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a73.538.4
Robberyn/an/an/a52.073.9
Assaultn/an/an/a535.8279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)283 (estimate)672388
Burglaryn/an/an/a523.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a261.8246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,100 (estimate)2,6131,958

Key findings

  • Melbourne crime rates are 41% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Melbourne are 27% lower than the national average
  • In Melbourne you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Melbourne is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Melbourne has decreased by 5%

Melbourne crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Melbourne (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melbourne

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melbourne is 1 in 354
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melbourne is 1 in 91
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Melbourne is 1 in 73

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

      Melbourne police department

      ItemMelbourneArkansasNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Calico Rock, AR1,7143271,2711,598
      Horseshoe Bend, AR2,4993561,3861,742
      Mountain View, AR2,8384172,5392,957
      Franklin, AR1997032,7333,436
      Mount Pleasant, AR4087863,0553,841
      Pineville, AR2358753,4034,279
      Oxford, AR6169073,5284,435
      Melbourne, AR1,7532831,1001,383

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,753142669812
      Bayview CDP (Contra Costa County), CA1,7531728311,003
      Gilman, IL1,753602,1012,161
      Morgantown, MS1,7531319431,074
      Monette, AR1,7524371,2481,685
      Melbourne, AR1,7532831,1001,383
      Source: The Melbourne, 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.