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Crime rate in Benton, Arkansas (AR): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Benton by year

Type

2003

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
4
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(21.4)
8
(32.1)
10
(38.5)
14
(50.4)
6
(20.6)
11
(36.3)
8
(26.1)
4
(12.9)
13
(41.3)
12
(36.9)
21
(62.2)
15
(43.7)
20
(57.3)
16
(43.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(34.2)
23
(92.2)
9
(34.7)
29
(104.5)
18
(61.8)
15
(49.5)
32
(104.3)
11
(35.6)
23
(73.0)
18
(55.3)
23
(68.1)
18
(52.4)
18
(51.5)
20
(54.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
91
(388.7)
71
(284.8)
63
(242.6)
91
(327.8)
72
(247.2)
60
(198.2)
104
(338.9)
107
(346.1)
80
(254.1)
77
(236.6)
83
(245.9)
97
(282.3)
139
(398.1)
108
(294.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
395
(1,687.2)
282
(1,131.0)
258
(993.6)
348
(1,253.7)
358
(1,229.4)
212
(700.2)
260
(847.1)
344
(1,112.8)
250
(794.0)
313
(961.7)
381
(1,128.6)
214
(622.9)
269
(770.3)
228
(621.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,019
(4,352.7)
1,272
(5,101.7)
1,264
(4,867.9)
1,080
(3,890.8)
988
(3,392.7)
988
(3,263.3)
1,036
(3,375.5)
1,040
(3,364.3)
1,036
(3,290.4)
976
(2,998.6)
993
(2,941.5)
916
(2,666.2)
1,177
(3,370.6)
1,079
(2,939.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
90
(384.4)
79
(316.8)
93
(358.2)
71
(255.8)
75
(257.5)
76
(251.0)
63
(205.3)
85
(275.0)
87
(276.3)
81
(248.9)
82
(242.9)
66
(192.1)
104
(297.8)
123
(335.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(12.8)
4
(16.0)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.2)
5
(17.2)
2
(6.6)
3
(9.8)
3
(9.7)
6
(19.1)
4
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
4
(11.5)
2
(5.4)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.4)455.4451.0382.7401.1333.7283.2337.2324.7315.1300.6335.5278.6353.5298.0

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Benton, Arkansas as of April 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Benton to the number of sex offenders is 457 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


City-Data.com crime index in Benton, AR compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Benton, AR is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Benton:

298.0
Bryant:

310.8
Shannon Hills:

79.6
Rockport:

147.8
Little Rock:

790.0
Cammack Village:

138.8
Malvern:

332.2
Sheridan:

283.6
Maumelle:

143.8
When are crimes committed in Benton, AR?
Violent crime rate in 2017
Benton:

218.0
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Benton:

282.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Benton:

216.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Benton:

219.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Benton:

182.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Benton:

204.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Benton:

203.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Benton:

254.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Benton:

160.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Benton:

182.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Benton:

266.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Benton:

177.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Benton:

252.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Benton:

251.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Benton:

263.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Benton:

184.4
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Benton:

321.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Benton:

367.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Benton:

286.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Benton:

409.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Benton:

379.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Benton:

364.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Benton:

432.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Benton:

369.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Benton:

340.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Benton:

454.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Benton:

483.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Benton:

495.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Benton:

528.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Benton:

639.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Benton:

637.5
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Benton:

874.6
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 88 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Arkansas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 90 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Arkansas average:

3.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 86 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Arkansas average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 85 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Arkansas average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 76 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Arkansas average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 77 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Arkansas average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 75 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Arkansas average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 64 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Arkansas average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 67 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Arkansas average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 63 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Arkansas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 64 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Arkansas average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 61 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Arkansas average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 60 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
Arkansas average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 59 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Arkansas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 59 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Arkansas average:

1.90


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Benton
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 72015, 72019.