Jonesboro, AR Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
3,467
Total Crimes
4,350.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.42%
Above National Average
161 out of 191
In Arkansas
8,182 out of 8,904
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 4,350.0 per 100,000 people. That's 85.42% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 32.40% 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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Jonesboro SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
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 3,467 4,350.0 3,285.3 2,346.0
Murder 12 15.1 10.6 6.5
Robbery 55 69.0 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 497 623.6 535.8 279.7
Violent Crime 642 805.5 671.9 387.8
Burglary 1,038 1,302.4 523.1 314.2
Larceny 1,576 1,977.4 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 211 264.7 261.8 246.0
Property Crime 2,825 3,544.5 2,613.4 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Jonesboro

642
Violent Crimes
805.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
107.71%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 124.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Jonesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 148.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Jonesboro is 805.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 107.71% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 19.88% higher than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 671.9 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Jonesboro

2,825
Property Crimes
3,544.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
81.01%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Jonesboro each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Jonesboro is 3,544.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 81.01% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 35.63% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,613.4 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 29,288 1,707 5,828.3 4,537.7 1,290.6
Blytheville, AR 13,239 863 6,518.6 5,325.2 1,193.4
Kennett, MO 10,005 662 6,616.7 5,717.1 899.6
Wynne, AR 7,682 375 4,881.5 3,540.7 1,340.8
Newport, AR 7,423 529 7,126.5 5,873.6 1,252.9
Trumann, AR 6,934 422 6,086.0 5,336.0 749.9
Pocahontas, AR 6,647 297 4,468.2 3,836.3 631.9
Osceola, AR 6,527 488 7,476.6 4,489.0 2,987.6
Brookland, AR 3,759 67 1,782.4 1,596.2 186.2
Bono, AR 2,517 24 953.5 754.9 198.6
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