Reported Annual Crime In Mena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMena/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime227n/a (estimate)4,0363,6342,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMena/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.65.3
Rape2n/a35.668.341.7
Robbery0n/a0.064.498.0
Assault5n/a88.9413.6248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)124555383
Burglary24n/a426.7727.7430.4
Theft186n/a3,307.32,109.51,694.4
Vehicle theft10n/a177.8241.4237.4
Property crime220n/a (estimate)3,9123,0792,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Mena, AR for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Mena, AR is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Mena, AR crime rates are 11% higher than in comparison to the Arkansas mean and are 47% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Mena, AR has a rate that is 78% lower than the Arkansas average; compared to the United States, it is 67% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Mena, AR is 27% higher than its state's mean, and 66% higher than the country's average.
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The Mena crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Mena as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Mena crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mena is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.06 daily crimes that occur in Mena.
  • Mena is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mena you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mena has decreased by 10%.

Compare Mena, AR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Mena (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mena, AR per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Arkansas as well as national figures. In Mena, AR the total number of daily crimes is 1.11 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.47 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Mena, AR are 4.46 times less than the Arkansas average and 3.08 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Mena, AR has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.66 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Mena (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Mena, AR area in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mena, AR being safer than 53% of cities in Arkansas and 33% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Arkansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Mena, AR. In conclusion, Mena, AR now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mena is 1 in 804
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mena is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mena is 1 in 25
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mena, AR? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Mena, AR, you have a 1 in 804 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Mena, AR is 1 in 25.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Mena, AR is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Mena, AR has decreased by 46%, the amount of property crime in Mena, AR has decreased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Mena, AR has decreased by 10% year to year.

Mena police department

ItemMenaArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)145,164558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.93.3
There are a total of 14 Mena police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.3% less than the Arkansas average and 25.1% 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
Cove, AR3897614,2194,980
Hatfield, AR3967754,3005,075
Mena, AR5,6741243,9124,036

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bath, NY5,6744331,8372,270
Pana, IL5,6731991,5771,776
Ocean Shores, WA5,6732043,3383,542
Union, KY5,67774692766
Willow Springs, IL5,67718337354
Mena, AR5,6741243,9124,036
Source: The Mena, 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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