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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 114%
Property crime 14%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOzark/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime115n/a (estimate)3,2193,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape6n/a167.977.242.6
Robbery1n/a28.051.681.6
Assault22n/a615.7447.8250.2
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)812585379
Burglary44n/a1,231.5599.6340.5
Theft40n/a1,119.52,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a56.0245.9219.9
Property crime86n/a (estimate)2,4072,8582,110

Key findings

  • Ozark crime rates are 29% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ozark are 114% higher than the national average
  • In Ozark you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ozark is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ozark has increased by 47%

Ozark crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ozark (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Ozark, AR per 100,000 people. In Ozark, the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.29 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ozark is 1.39 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.14 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ozark has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.14 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Ozark (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Ozark in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Ozark safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Ozark being safer than 19% of cities in Arkansas and 8% 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 Ozark. In conclusion, Ozark ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ozark

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ozark is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ozark is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ozark is 1 in 32
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ozark, Arkansas? If you reside in Ozark, then there is a 1 in 124 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 42. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ozark.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Ozark, 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 Ozark has increased by 136%, the amount of property crime in Ozark has increased by 31%, and the total amount of crime in Ozark has increased by 47% year over year.

      Ozark police department

      ItemOzarkArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)115,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.93.3
      There are a total of 11 Ozark police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.3% greater than the Arkansas average and 8.1% 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
      Charleston, AR2,7992859781,263
      Coal Hill, AR1,0562741,3391,613
      Wiederkehr Village, AR344142,0222,436
      Altus, AR75403,0183,018
      Caulksville, AR2265332,6063,139
      Paris, AR3,4746492,7713,420
      Ratcliff, AR1597123,4774,188
      Ozark, AR3,6108122,4073,219

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairbury, IL3,610194361555
      Warm Springs, OR3,6092112,0252,236
      Melrose, MN3,60955741796
      Two Harbors, MN3,6080142142
      Wellsville, UT3,6121231,1291,252
      Ozark, AR3,6108122,4073,219
      Source: The Ozark, 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.