Forrest City, AR Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
837
Total Crimes
6,129.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
161.26%
Above National Average
182 out of 191
In Arkansas
8,665 out of 8,904
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 6,129.2 per 100,000 people. That's 161.26% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 86.56% 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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Forrest City SnackAbility

1
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
10

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 837 6,129.2 3,285.3 2,346.0
Murder 4 29.3 10.6 6.5
Robbery 9 65.9 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 197 1,442.6 535.8 279.7
Violent Crime 223 1,633.0 671.9 387.8
Burglary 95 695.7 523.1 314.2
Larceny 440 3,222.0 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 79 578.5 261.8 246.0
Property Crime 614 4,496.2 2,613.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Forrest City

223
Violent Crimes
1,633.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
321.09%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 61.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Forrest City each year. That compares to a 1 in 148.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Forrest City is 1,633.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 321.09% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 143.03% higher than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 671.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Forrest City

614
Property Crimes
4,496.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
129.61%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 22.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Forrest City each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Forrest City is 4,496.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 129.61% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 72.04% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,613.4 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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