Reported Annual Crime In Paragould

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParagould/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,617n/a (estimate)5,6563,6342,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleParagould/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.65.3
Rape39n/a136.468.341.7
Robbery14n/a49.064.498.0
Assault110n/a384.8413.6248.9
Violent crime163n/a (estimate)570555383
Burglary261n/a913.0727.7430.4
Theft1,071n/a3,746.32,109.51,694.4
Vehicle theft122n/a426.8241.4237.4
Property crime1,454n/a (estimate)5,0863,0792,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Paragould, AR. The total number of reported crimes in Paragould, AR is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Paragould, AR crime rate is 56% higher than the Arkansas average and is 106% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Paragould, AR has a violent crime rate that is 3% higher than the Arkansas average and 49% higher than the national average. For property crime, Paragould, AR is 65% higher than the Arkansas average and 115% higher than the national average.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Paragould crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Paragould is 106% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.5 daily crimes that occur in Paragould.
  • Paragould is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Paragould you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Paragould has decreased by 6%.

Compare Paragould, AR Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Paragould (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Paragould, AR for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Arkansas as well as those across America as a whole. The Paragould, AR total amount of daily offenses is 1.56 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.06 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Paragould, AR is 1.03 times more than the Arkansas average, and it is 1.49 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Paragould, AR has a daily crime figure that is 1.65 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.15 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Paragould (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Paragould, AR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Paragould, AR has been ranked safer than 16% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Paragould, AR is safer than 10% 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, AR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Paragould, AR 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 176
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Paragould is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Paragould is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Paragould, AR? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Paragould, AR, you have a 1 in 176 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 20. 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 for Paragould, AR is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Paragould, AR has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 11% in Paragould, AR, while property crimes in Paragould, AR have decreased by 6%. Crimes in total for Paragould, AR have decreased by 6% 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
Arkansas7,221262222
There are a total of 7,221 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 262 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 18% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cardwell, MO708149745894
Rector, AR1,9552461,3641,610
Leachville, AR1,8621111,7781,889
Monette, AR1,7521912,3522,543
Marmaduke, AR1,2938062,3393,145
Brookland, AR2,7171793,1323,310
Oak Grove Heights, AR9306263,4724,098
Paragould, AR27,5215705,0865,656

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Allen Park, MI27,5191662,3132,479
Bergenfield, NJ27,5137369376
Westport, CT27,511181,0611,079
Seguin, TX27,5433843,3983,783
Mason City, IA27,5461573,0523,209
Paragould, AR27,5215705,0865,656
Source: The Paragould, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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