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Total crime 76%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 79%
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 peopleTexarkana/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,313n/a (estimate)4,3813,4432,489
Murder4n/a13.38.05.0
Rape13n/a43.477.242.6
Robbery27n/a90.151.681.6
Assault139n/a463.8447.8250.2
Violent crime183n/a (estimate)611585379
Burglary215n/a717.4599.6340.5
Theft847n/a2,826.12,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft68n/a226.9245.9219.9
Property crime1,130n/a (estimate)3,7702,8582,110

Key findings

  • Texarkana crime rates are 76% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Texarkana are 61% higher than the national average
  • In Texarkana you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Texarkana is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Texarkana has decreased by 9%

Texarkana crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Texarkana (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Texarkana, AR per 100,000 people. In Texarkana, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.27 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.76 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Texarkana is 1.04 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.61 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Texarkana has a daily crime rate that is 1.32 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.79 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Texarkana (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Texarkana, Arkansas compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Texarkana safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Texarkana is safer than 21% of Arkansas cities, and 9% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Arkansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Texarkana. At this time, Texarkana sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Texarkana

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Texarkana is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Texarkana is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Texarkana is 1 in 23
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Texarkana? In Texarkana, AR you have a 1 in 164 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Texarkana.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Texarkana is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Texarkana has decreased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Texarkana has decreased by 9%. The total crime rate in Texarkana has decreased by 9% year to year.

      Texarkana police department

      ItemTexarkanaArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1085,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.62.93.3
      There are a total of 108 Texarkana police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.2% greater than the Arkansas average and 9.9% greater 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
      Red Lick, TX1,037107613720
      Hooks, TX2,74973656729
      Redwater, TX1,2681961,1211,318
      Wake Village, TX5,4815171,4401,957
      Nash, TX3,1561,0841,5332,617
      Leary, TX6925683,2423,810
      Fulton, AR2288043,9294,733
      Texarkana, AR30,1556113,7704,381

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Post Falls, ID30,1571911,6411,832
      Kahului, HI30,1643643,6133,977
      Needham, MA30,16732432464
      Madison Heights, MI30,1681761,9712,148
      Princeton, NJ30,16832753785
      Texarkana, AR30,1556113,7704,381
      Source: The Texarkana, 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.