Helena-West Helena, AR Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
660
Total Crimes
6,543.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
178.93%
Above National Average
184 out of 191
In Arkansas
8,720 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Helena-West Helena, AR?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Helena-West Helena is 6,543.7 per 100,000 people. That's 178.93% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 99.18% 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.

Helena-West Helena SnackAbility

1
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
3
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
10

How Does Helena-West Helena Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Helena-West Helena
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 660 6,543.7 3,285.3 2,346.0
Murder 14 138.8 10.6 6.5
Robbery 16 158.6 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 129 1,279.0 535.8 279.7
Violent Crime 165 1,635.9 671.9 387.8
Burglary 143 1,417.8 523.1 314.2
Larceny 328 3,252.0 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 24 238.0 261.8 246.0
Property Crime 495 4,907.8 2,613.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Helena-West Helena

165
Violent Crimes
1,635.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
321.85%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 61.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Helena-West Helena each year. That compares to a 1 in 148.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Helena-West Helena is 1,635.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 321.85% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 143.47% higher than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 671.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Helena-West Helena

495
Property Crimes
4,907.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
150.63%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 20.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Helena-West Helena each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Helena-West Helena is 4,907.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 150.63% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 87.79% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,613.4 per 100,000 people.

Helena-West Helena 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 Helena-West Helena

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Southaven, MS 55,718 1,870 3,356.2 3,191.1 165.1
Horn Lake, MS 27,404 652 2,379.2 2,207.7 171.5
West Memphis, AR 24,205 1,701 7,027.5 4,519.7 2,507.7
Hernando, MS 16,675 177 1,061.5 995.5 66.0
Wynne, AR 7,682 375 4,881.5 3,540.7 1,340.8
Batesville, MS 7,193 292 4,059.5 3,684.1 375.4
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