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Total crime 131%
Violent crime 177%
Property crime 123%
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 peopleParagould/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,685n/a (estimate)5,7623,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape29n/a99.277.242.6
Robbery13n/a44.551.681.6
Assault265n/a906.1447.8250.2
Violent crime307n/a (estimate)1,050585379
Burglary188n/a642.8599.6340.5
Theft1,083n/a3,703.22,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft107n/a365.9245.9219.9
Property crime1,378n/a (estimate)4,7122,8582,110

Key findings

  • Paragould crime rates are 131% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Paragould are 177% higher than the national average
  • In Paragould you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Paragould is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Paragould has increased by 49%

Paragould crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Paragould (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Paragould for every 100,000 residents. The Paragould total amount of daily crime is 1.67 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.31 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Paragould, is 1.80 times more than the Arkansas average, and it is 2.77 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Paragould has a daily crime average that is 1.65 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.23 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Paragould (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and all other cities across the US, is Paragould safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Paragould is safer than 24% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Paragould is safer than 11% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Paragould. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Paragould is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Paragould

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Paragould is 1 in 96
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paragould is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Paragould is 1 in 18
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paragould? In Paragould, you have a 1 in 96 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 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Paragould, AR is 1 in 18.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Paragould is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Paragould has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 72% in Paragould, while property crimes in Paragould have increased by 44%. Total crime has increased by 49% year over year.

      Paragould police department

      ItemParagouldArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)515,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.93.3
      There are a total of 51 Paragould police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35% less than the Arkansas average and 41% 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
      Monette, AR1,752621,3721,435
      Rector, AR1,9552591,2661,526
      Leachville, AR1,8622831,4161,699
      Brookland, AR2,7171861,5961,782
      Oak Grove Heights, AR9306603,2233,882
      Marmaduke, AR1,2934753,7184,193
      Jonesboro, AR72,6386863,8104,496
      Paragould, AR27,5211,0504,7125,762

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Allen Park, MI27,5191781,8412,019
      Bergenfield, NJ27,51355273328
      Westport, CT27,51114681695
      Seguin, TX27,5432782,3612,639
      Mason City, IA27,5466522,9253,577
      Paragould, AR27,5211,0504,7125,762
      Source: The Paragould, 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.