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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 37%
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 peopleSouthside/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,591 (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)270 (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)1,320 (estimate)2,8582,110

Key findings

  • Southside crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Southside are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Southside you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Southside is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Southside has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Southside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southside is 1 in 370
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southside is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Southside is 1 in 63

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

      Southside police department

      ItemSouthsideArkansasNational
      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
      Newark, AR1,2762421,1811,423
      Batesville, AR10,5792662,4062,672
      Moorefield, AR1884742,3172,791
      Pleasant Plains, AR2777543,6834,437
      Oil Trough, AR2227733,7784,551
      Cushman, AR4468153,9814,795
      Sulphur Rock, AR4138254,0324,857
      Southside, AR2,5192701,3201,591

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Covington, IN2,519158839997
      Amherst, VA2,519138642780
      Montpelier, ID2,5191991,3921,591
      Cordes Lakes, AZ2,5192441,3101,554
      Amboy, IL2,5192617391,000
      Southside, AR2,5192701,3201,591
      Source: The Southside, 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.