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Total crime 78%
Violent crime 99%
Property crime 75%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleScranton/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,441 (estimate)3,4432,489
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a77.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a51.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a447.8250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)755 (estimate)585379
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a245.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,686 (estimate)2,8582,110

Key findings

  • Scranton crime rates are 78% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Scranton are 99% higher than the national average
  • In Scranton you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Scranton is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Scranton has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Scranton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Scranton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Scranton is 1 in 133
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Scranton is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Scranton is 1 in 23

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

      Scranton police department

      ItemScrantonArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      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
      Lamar, AR1,64601,4371,437
      Coal Hill, AR1,0562741,3391,613
      Wiederkehr Village, AR344142,0222,436
      Clarksville, AR9,3912962,4462,741
      Altus, AR75403,0183,018
      Paris, AR3,4746492,7713,420
      Morrison Bluff, AR506072,9653,571
      Scranton, AR1857553,6864,441

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Twining, MI1856792,4633,142
      Wren, OH1853792,6593,038
      Lamar Heights, MO1856713,5764,246
      Rochester, OH1853062,1452,451
      Lucas, IA1853652,3722,737
      Scranton, AR1857553,6864,441
      Source: The Scranton, 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.