Benton, AR Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,456
Total Crimes
3,878.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
65.32%
Above National Average
142 out of 191
In Arkansas
7,908 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Benton, AR?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Benton is 3,878.3 per 100,000 people. That's 65.32% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 18.05% higher than the Arkansas total crime rate of 3,285.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Benton SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

How Does Benton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Benton
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,456 3,878.3 3,285.3 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 10.6 6.5
Robbery 21 55.9 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 175 466.1 535.8 279.7
Violent Crime 215 572.7 671.9 387.8
Burglary 181 482.1 523.1 314.2
Larceny 942 2,509.2 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 118 314.3 261.8 246.0
Property Crime 1,241 3,305.6 2,613.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Benton

215
Violent Crimes
572.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
47.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 174.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Benton each year. That compares to a 1 in 148.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Benton is 572.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 47.68% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -14.77% lower than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 671.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Benton

1,241
Property Crimes
3,305.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
68.81%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Benton each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Benton is 3,305.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 68.81% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 26.49% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,613.4 per 100,000 people.

Benton Crime Compared To Arkansas Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Arkansas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Benton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Little Rock, AR 197,688 13,259 6,707.0 4,857.1 1,849.9
Conway, AR 68,599 2,274 3,314.9 2,791.6 523.3
North Little Rock, AR 66,303 3,098 4,672.5 3,669.5 1,003.0
Sherwood, AR 31,636 1,049 3,315.8 2,677.3 638.5
Jacksonville, AR 28,217 1,590 5,634.9 4,476.0 1,158.9
Cabot, AR 26,593 474 1,782.4 1,398.9 383.6
Bryant, AR 21,497 846 3,935.4 3,754.0 181.4
Maumelle, AR 18,307 315 1,720.7 1,578.6 142.0
Malvern, AR 10,966 512 4,669.0 3,757.1 911.9
Haskell, AR 4,667 45 964.2 857.1 107.1
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