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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 71%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMena/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime222n/a (estimate)4,0033,4572,580
Murder1n/a18.07.25.0
Rape7n/a126.272.942.6
Robbery1n/a18.052.986.2
Assault5n/a90.2410.7246.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)252544381
Burglary25n/a450.8636.8376.0
Theft177n/a3,191.52,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a108.2236.0228.9
Property crime208n/a (estimate)3,7502,9132,200

Key findings

  • Mena crime rates are 55% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mena are 34% lower than the national average
  • In Mena you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mena is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mena has decreased by 1%

Mena crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Mena crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Mena (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Mena, per 100,000 residents. In Mena, the total number of daily crimes is 1.16 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.55 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Mena are 2.15 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.51 times less than the national average. For property crime, Mena has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.71 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Mena (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Mena in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Mena safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mena being safer than 49% of cities in Arkansas and 26% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Mena ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mena

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mena is 1 in 397
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mena is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mena is 1 in 25
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Mena? In Mena, you have a 1 in 397 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 27. 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, 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 Mena has increased by 103%, the amount of property crime in Mena has decreased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Mena has decreased by 1% year over 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
      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
      Cove, AR3897453,9924,737
      Hatfield, AR3967604,0684,828
      Mena, AR5,6742523,7504,003

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bath, NY5,6744251,7472,172
      Ocean Shores, WA5,6731512,0082,158
      Pana, IL5,6734842,3172,801
      Union, KY5,67769638707
      Willow Springs, IL5,67771550621
      Mena, AR5,6742523,7504,003
      Source: The Mena, 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.