Little Rock, AR Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
15,154
Total Crimes
7,638.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
208.43%
Above National Average
188 out of 189
In Arkansas
9,751 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Little Rock, AR?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Little Rock is 7,638.8 per 100,000 people. That's 208.43% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 121.89% 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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Little Rock SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
2
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

How Does Little Rock Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Little Rock
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 15,154 7,638.8 3,442.7 2,476.7
Murder 38 19.2 8.0 5.0
Robbery 391 197.1 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,371 1,195.2 447.8 250.2
Violent Crime 3,009 1,516.8 584.6 366.7
Burglary 1,760 887.2 599.6 340.5
Larceny 9,316 4,696.0 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,069 538.9 245.9 219.9
Property Crime 12,145 6,122.0 2,858.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Little Rock

3,009.0
Violent Crimes
1,516.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
313.63%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 65.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Little Rock each year. That compares to a 1 in 171.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Little Rock is 1,516.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 313.63% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 159.44% higher than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 584.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Little Rock

12,145.0
Property Crimes
6,122.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
190.16%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 16.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Little Rock each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Little Rock is 6,122.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 190.16% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 114.20% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,858.0 per 100,000 people.

Little Rock 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 Little Rock

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
North Little Rock, AR 66,604 3,041 4,565.8 3,722.0 843.8
Benton, AR 37,161 1,540 4,144.1 3,573.6 570.5
Sherwood, AR 31,435 1,123 3,572.5 2,952.1 620.3
Jacksonville, AR 28,273 1,755 6,207.3 5,248.8 958.5
Bryant, AR 21,214 920 4,336.8 4,185.9 150.8
Maumelle, AR 18,223 329 1,805.4 1,651.8 153.7
Shannon Hills, AR 4,017 79 1,966.6 1,543.4 423.2
Alexander, AR 3,315 88 2,654.6 2,202.1 452.5
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