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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 9%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWard/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime143n/a (estimate)2,7093,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape12n/a227.472.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault25n/a473.7410.7246.8
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)701544381
Burglary23n/a435.8636.8376.0
Theft79n/a1,496.82,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a75.8236.0228.9
Property crime106n/a (estimate)2,0082,9132,200

Key findings

  • Ward crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ward are 84% higher than the national average
  • In Ward you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ward is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ward has decreased by 27%

Ward crime map

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

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Compare Ward, AR Crime

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      Daily Crime In Ward (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Ward, AR per 100,000 people. In Ward, the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.05 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ward is 1.29 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.84 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ward has a daily crime rate that is 1.45 times less than the Arkansas average and 1.10 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Ward (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ward, Arkansas compared to other areas of Arkansas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Ward safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Ward is safer than 24% of Arkansas cities, and 12% 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 Ward. At this time, Ward sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ward

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ward is 1 in 143
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ward is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ward is 1 in 37
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Ward, Arkansas you have a 1 in 143 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ward.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Ward is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Ward has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 43% in Ward, while property crimes in Ward have decreased by 18%. Total crime has decreased by 27% year over year.

      Ward police department

      ItemWardArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)105,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.93.3
      There are a total of 10 Ward police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.1% less than the Arkansas average and 25.8% 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
      Austin, AR3,108200713912
      McRae, AR8253017521,053
      Vilonia, AR4,2981291,2911,420
      Cabot, AR25,4071471,5231,671
      Carlisle, AR2,1232762,2052,480
      Beebe, AR7,9523513,3873,737
      Enola, AR3166203,3193,939
      Ward, AR4,6087012,0082,709

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pittsburg, TX4,6084711,9282,399
      Devine, TX4,6071441,6201,764
      Kaplan, LA4,6072878611,148
      Marlow, OK4,6071132,9253,039
      Negaunee, MI4,60666878944
      Ward, AR4,6087012,0082,709
      Source: The Ward, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.