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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 58%
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. 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 peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,007 (estimate)3,4432,489
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a77.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a51.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a447.8250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)681 (estimate)585379
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a245.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,326 (estimate)2,8582,110

Key findings

  • Mount Vernon crime rates are 61% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mount Vernon are 79% higher than the national average
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mount Vernon has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 147
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 25

      Year Over Year Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

      Mount Vernon police department

      ItemMount VernonArkansasNational
      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.

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      Source: The Mount Vernon, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.