Jonesboro, AR Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,519
Total Crimes
4,496.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
81.55%
Above National Average
160 out of 189
In Arkansas
9,027 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Jonesboro, AR?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Jonesboro is 4,496.5 per 100,000 people. That's 81.55% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 30.61% 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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Jonesboro SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Jonesboro
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,519 4,496.5 3,442.7 2,476.7
Murder 13 16.6 8.0 5.0
Robbery 58 74.1 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 392 500.9 447.8 250.2
Violent Crime 537 686.2 584.6 366.7
Burglary 1,092 1,395.3 599.6 340.5
Larceny 1,758 2,246.3 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 132 168.7 245.9 219.9
Property Crime 2,982 3,810.3 2,858.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Jonesboro

537.0
Violent Crimes
686.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
87.12%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 145.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Jonesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 171.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Jonesboro is 686.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 87.12% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 17.37% higher than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 584.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Jonesboro

2,982.0
Property Crimes
3,810.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
80.59%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 26.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Jonesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Jonesboro is 3,810.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 80.59% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 33.32% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,858.0 per 100,000 people.

Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Paragould, AR 29,245 1,685 5,761.7 4,711.9 1,049.8
Blytheville, AR 13,468 738 5,479.7 4,670.3 809.3
Kennett, MO 10,326 704 6,817.7 6,333.5 484.2
Wynne, AR 7,812 371 4,749.1 3,737.8 1,011.3
Newport, AR 7,485 461 6,159.0 4,929.9 1,229.1
Trumann, AR 7,043 362 5,139.9 4,557.7 582.1
Osceola, AR 6,653 488 7,335.0 4,749.7 2,585.3
Pocahontas, AR 6,647 259 3,896.5 3,249.6 646.9
Brookland, AR 3,759 67 1,782.4 1,596.2 186.2
Bono, AR 2,444 34 1,391.2 1,145.7 245.5
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