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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 35%
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 peopleWalnut Ridge/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)1,5943,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape2n/a39.877.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.051.681.6
Assault9n/a179.3447.8250.2
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)219585379
Burglary20n/a398.5599.6340.5
Theft41n/a816.92,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft8n/a159.4245.9219.9
Property crime69n/a (estimate)1,3752,8582,110

Key findings

  • Walnut Ridge crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Walnut Ridge are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Walnut Ridge you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Walnut Ridge is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Walnut Ridge has decreased by 10%

Walnut Ridge crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Walnut Ridge (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Walnut Ridge for every 100,000 residents. The Walnut Ridge total amount of daily crime is 2.16 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.56 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Walnut Ridge, is 2.67 times less than the Arkansas average, and it is 1.73 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Walnut Ridge has a daily crime average that is 2.08 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.53 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Walnut Ridge (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and all other cities across the US, is Walnut Ridge safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Walnut Ridge is safer than 76% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Walnut Ridge is safer than 52% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Walnut Ridge. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Walnut Ridge is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Walnut Ridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Walnut Ridge is 1 in 457
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Walnut Ridge is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Walnut Ridge is 1 in 63
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Walnut Ridge, Arkansas you have a 1 in 457 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 73 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Walnut Ridge.

      Year Over Year Crime In Walnut Ridge (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Walnut Ridge is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Walnut Ridge has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 22% in Walnut Ridge, while property crimes in Walnut Ridge have decreased by 8%. Total crime has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Walnut Ridge police department

      ItemWalnut RidgeArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)85,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.93.3
      There are a total of 8 Walnut Ridge police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44% less than the Arkansas average and 49.2% 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
      Hoxie, AR2,7041939271,121
      Bono, AR2,4532451,1461,391
      Pocahontas, AR6,4706473,2503,896
      Sedgwick, AR1636933,3874,080
      Powhatan, AR747823,8204,602
      Imboden, AR6227863,8384,624
      Egypt, AR627923,8714,663
      Walnut Ridge, AR4,7232191,3751,594

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vandercook Lake, MI4,7233611,3091,670
      Colville, WA4,724841,1511,235
      Meadows Place, TX4,7211083,2063,315
      Houlton, ME4,7253502,7973,147
      Seat Pleasant, MD4,7217502,1652,915
      Walnut Ridge, AR4,7232191,3751,594
      Source: The Walnut Ridge, 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.