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Total crime 93%
Violent crime 53%
Property crime 118%
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 peopleMountain Home/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime612n/a (estimate)4,9703,4572,580
Murder3n/a24.47.25.0
Rape7n/a56.872.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault12n/a97.4410.7246.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)179544381
Burglary54n/a438.5636.8376.0
Theft515n/a4,181.92,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft21n/a170.5236.0228.9
Property crime590n/a (estimate)4,7912,9132,200

Key findings

  • Mountain Home crime rates are 93% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mountain Home are 53% lower than the national average
  • In Mountain Home you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mountain Home is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mountain Home has increased by 32%

Mountain Home crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mountain Home (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Mountain Home, AR per 100,000 people. In Mountain Home, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.44 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.93 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Mountain Home is 3.04 times less than the Arkansas average and 2.13 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Mountain Home has a daily crime rate that is 1.64 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.18 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Mountain Home (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Mountain Home in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Mountain Home safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Mountain Home being safer than 44% of cities in Arkansas and 23% 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 Mountain Home. In conclusion, Mountain Home ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mountain Home

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mountain Home is 1 in 560
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mountain Home is 1 in 21
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mountain Home is 1 in 21
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Mountain Home, Arkansas? If you reside in Mountain Home, then there is a 1 in 560 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 21. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 21 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Mountain Home.

      Year Over Year Crime In Mountain Home (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Mountain Home, 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 Mountain Home has decreased by 11%, the amount of property crime in Mountain Home has increased by 35%, and the total amount of crime in Mountain Home has increased by 32% year over year.

      Mountain Home police department

      ItemMountain HomeArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)325,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.93.3
      There are a total of 32 Mountain Home police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.2% less than the Arkansas average and 21.3% 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
      Norfork, AR5370758758
      Midway, AR1,0962461,3161,561
      Calico Rock, AR1,7142651,4171,682
      Lakeview, AR77402,6652,665
      Cotter, AR9905352,2462,781
      Bull Shoals, AR2,3114632,7283,191
      Briarcliff, AR2355402,8933,433
      Mountain Home, AR12,3121794,7914,970

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lumberton, TX12,3061391,1821,321
      Marion, AR12,3231,0064,0245,030
      Channahon, IL12,32970452522
      Patchogue, NY12,2933301,3591,689
      Panama City Beach, FL12,3338507,4228,272
      Mountain Home, AR12,3121794,7914,970
      Source: The Mountain Home, 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.