Forrest City, AR Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
797
Total Crimes
5,739.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
131.73%
Above National Average
176 out of 189
In Arkansas
9,476 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Forrest City, AR?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Forrest City is 5,739.2 per 100,000 people. That's 131.73% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 66.71% higher than the Arkansas total crime rate of 3,442.7 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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Forrest City SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
3
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
9

How Does Forrest City Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Forrest City
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 797 5,739.2 3,442.7 2,476.7
Murder 2 14.4 8.0 5.0
Robbery 20 144.0 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 99 712.9 447.8 250.2
Violent Crime 129 928.9 584.6 366.7
Burglary 85 612.1 599.6 340.5
Larceny 457 3,290.8 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 126 907.3 245.9 219.9
Property Crime 668 4,810.3 2,858.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Forrest City

129.0
Violent Crimes
928.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
153.32%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 107.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Forrest City each year. That compares to a 1 in 171.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Forrest City is 928.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 153.32% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 58.89% higher than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 584.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Forrest City

668.0
Property Crimes
4,810.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
127.98%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 20.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Forrest City each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Forrest City is 4,810.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 127.98% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 68.31% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,858.0 per 100,000 people.

Forrest City Crime Compared To Arkansas Average

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