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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 74%
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 peoplePottsville/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime31n/a (estimate)9303,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape1n/a30.077.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.051.681.6
Assault12n/a360.1447.8250.2
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)390585379
Burglary7n/a210.1599.6340.5
Theft11n/a330.12,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0245.9219.9
Property crime18n/a (estimate)5402,8582,110

Key findings

  • Pottsville crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pottsville are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Pottsville you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pottsville is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pottsville has decreased by 3%

Pottsville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pottsville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pottsville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pottsville is 1 in 257
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pottsville is 1 in 186
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pottsville is 1 in 108

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

      Pottsville police department

      ItemPottsvilleArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)55,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.93.3
      There are a total of 5 Pottsville police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41% less than the Arkansas average and 46.6% 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
      Ola, AR1,1704921,4771,969
      Dover, AR1,5535582,0922,650
      Atkins, AR3,0383622,5022,865
      Dardanelle, AR4,6536152,5033,117
      Russellville, AR29,1364753,0463,522
      Adona, AR1436052,9583,563
      London, AR9357423,6254,367
      Pottsville, AR3,017390540930

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Balcones Heights, TX3,0171,1299,03110,160
      Fairview CDP, NC3,0161631,0311,193
      Mono Vista, CA3,0182701,4261,696
      Calais, ME3,0182022,0522,254
      Springfield, KY3,0162021,0461,248
      Pottsville, AR3,017390540930
      Source: The Pottsville, 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.