Crime Trend in Arkansas

There were 17,643 violent crimes, 242 murders, 86,250 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Arkansas

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 17,643 584.6 [51]
2018 16,904 561.6 [51]
2017 16,671 554.9 [52]
2016 16,563 554.3 [52]
2015 15,526 521.3 [53]
2014 14,248 480.2 [53]
2013 13,191 445.7 [54]
2012 13,851 469.6 [54]
2011 14,129 480.9 [55]
2010 14,711 503.5 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Arkansas

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 242 8.0 [51]
2018 222 7.4 [51]
2017 258 8.6 [52]
2016 217 7.3 [52]
2015 181 6.1 [53]
2014 175 5.9 [53]
2013 159 5.4 [54]
2012 174 5.9 [54]
2011 162 5.5 [55]
2010 134 4.6 [55]

The number of robberies in Arkansas

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 1,557 51.6 [51]
2018 1,593 52.9 [51]
2017 1,935 64.4 [52]
2016 2,125 71.1 [52]
2015 2,098 70.4 [53]
2014 2,037 68.7 [53]
2013 2,258 76.3 [54]
2012 2,310 78.3 [54]
2011 2,428 82.6 [55]
2010 2,369 81.1 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Arkansas

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 13,513 447.8 [51]
2018 12,748 423.6 [51]
2017 12,425 413.6 [52]
2016 12,007 401.8 [52]
2015 11,316 380.0 [53]
2014 10,220 344.5 [53]
2013 9,781 330.5 [54]
2012 10,134 343.5 [54]
2011 10,326 351.5 [55]
2010 10,887 372.6 [55]

The number of property crimes in Arkansas

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 86,250 2858.0 [51]
2018 89,177 2963.0 [51]
2017 92,489 3078.6 [52]
2016 98,092 3282.6 [52]
2015 96,836 3251.5 [53]
2014 99,452 3352.1 [53]
2013 106,613 3602.6 [54]
2012 109,389 3708.3 [54]
2011 110,295 3754.1 [55]
2010 103,820 3553.5 [55]

The number of burglaries in Arkansas

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 18,095 599.6 [51]
2018 19,520 648.6 [51]
2017 21,862 727.7 [52]
2016 23,814 796.9 [52]
2015 22,640 760.2 [53]
2014 24,816 836.4 [53]
2013 30,485 1030.1 [54]
2012 32,673 1107.6 [54]
2011 34,471 1173.3 [55]
2010 32,463 1111.1 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Arkansas

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 60,735 2012.6 [51]
2018 62,350 2071.6 [51]
2017 63,374 2109.5 [52]
2016 67,091 2245.2 [52]
2015 68,424 2297.5 [53]
2014 69,001 2325.7 [53]
2013 70,450 2380.6 [54]
2012 70,982 2406.3 [54]
2011 70,012 2383.0 [55]
2010 65,796 2252.1 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Arkansas

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 7,420 245.9 [51]
2018 7,307 242.8 [51]
2017 7,253 241.4 [52]
2016 7,187 240.5 [52]
2015 5,772 193.8 [53]
2014 5,635 189.9 [53]
2013 5,678 191.9 [54]
2012 5,734 194.4 [54]
2011 5,812 197.8 [55]
2010 5,561 190.3 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

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