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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 54%
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 peoplePocahontas/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime259n/a (estimate)3,8963,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape21n/a315.977.242.6
Robbery1n/a15.051.681.6
Assault21n/a315.9447.8250.2
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)647585379
Burglary31n/a466.4599.6340.5
Theft171n/a2,572.62,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft14n/a210.6245.9219.9
Property crime216n/a (estimate)3,2502,8582,110

Key findings

  • Pocahontas crime rates are 57% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pocahontas are 71% higher than the national average
  • In Pocahontas you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pocahontas is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pocahontas has decreased by 22%

Pocahontas crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pocahontas (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Pocahontas, AR per 100,000 people. In Pocahontas, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.13 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.57 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Pocahontas is 1.11 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.71 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Pocahontas has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.54 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Pocahontas (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Pocahontas in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Pocahontas safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pocahontas being safer than 22% of cities in Arkansas and 10% 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 Pocahontas. In conclusion, Pocahontas ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pocahontas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pocahontas is 1 in 155
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pocahontas is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pocahontas is 1 in 26
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Pocahontas? If you reside in Pocahontas, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 155. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 31 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Pocahontas, is 1 in 26.

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

      Determining whether Pocahontas is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Pocahontas violent crime rates have increased by 31%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 28% year over year. Total crimes for Pocahontas has decreased by 22% in the same time frame.

      Pocahontas police department

      ItemPocahontasArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)145,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.93.3
      There are a total of 14 Pocahontas police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.6% less than the Arkansas average and 35.3% 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
      Walnut Ridge, AR4,7232191,3751,594
      Maynard, AR4007293,5614,289
      Biggers, AR2857413,6224,363
      Powhatan, AR747823,8204,602
      Imboden, AR6227863,8384,624
      Black Rock, AR6928153,9844,799
      Portia, AR5978254,0324,857
      Pocahontas, AR6,4706473,2503,896

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Farmington, AR6,4704479071,354
      Rockaway, NJ6,47216838854
      Corry, PA6,4676662,4883,153
      Prospect Park, PA6,4672521,1551,407
      De Soto, MO6,466941,8571,951
      Pocahontas, AR6,4706473,2503,896
      Source: The Pocahontas, 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.