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


City-Data.com crime index in Fayetteville, AR compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Fayetteville, AR

The 2018 crime rate in Fayetteville, AR was 387 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.4 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 90.9% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Fayetteville crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Fayetteville has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Fayetteville, AR is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fayetteville:

387.1
Johnson:

183.3
Farmington:

132.4
Greenland:

237.0
Springdale:

336.2
Elkins:

103.2
West Fork:

278.7
Bethel Heights:

63.7
Prairie Grove:

154.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Fayetteville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.3)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.7)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
3
(3.9)
1
(1.2)
5
(6.1)
3
(3.5)
1
(1.2)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
51
(78.7)
41
(60.8)
42
(59.7)
38
(51.4)
48
(63.9)
55
(69.4)
47
(63.4)
58
(76.9)
33
(42.4)
45
(56.1)
40
(48.6)
59
(69.6)
91
(106.3)
81
(93.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
33
(50.9)
35
(51.9)
55
(78.2)
44
(59.5)
38
(50.6)
37
(46.7)
38
(51.3)
40
(53.1)
33
(42.4)
45
(56.1)
56
(68.0)
65
(76.7)
71
(83.0)
60
(69.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
227
(350.3)
281
(416.8)
262
(372.5)
251
(339.2)
237
(315.5)
235
(296.6)
213
(287.3)
289
(383.4)
270
(346.6)
308
(383.7)
308
(373.9)
327
(386.0)
352
(411.3)
354
(406.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
458
(706.7)
602
(893.0)
656
(932.7)
568
(767.6)
483
(643.0)
465
(586.8)
513
(692.0)
504
(668.6)
538
(690.6)
544
(677.8)
426
(517.1)
485
(572.4)
463
(540.9)
444
(510.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,338
(3,608)
2,455
(3,642)
2,435
(3,462)
2,072
(2,800)
2,306
(3,070)
2,168
(2,736)
2,424
(3,270)
2,406
(3,192)
2,473
(3,175)
2,597
(3,236)
2,854
(3,465)
2,895
(3,417)
3,257
(3,805)
2,894
(3,326)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
149
(229.9)
172
(255.1)
145
(206.2)
117
(158.1)
119
(158.4)
113
(142.6)
131
(176.7)
133
(176.4)
160
(205.4)
253
(315.2)
361
(438.2)
341
(402.5)
344
(401.9)
430
(494.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(9.3)
11
(16.3)
10
(14.2)
7
(9.5)
11
(14.6)
9
(11.4)
8
(10.8)
7
(9.3)
7
(9.0)
6
(7.5)
5
(6.1)
4
(4.7)
12
(14.0)
5
(5.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)366.6376.2374.5307.8315.2293.3319.6345.4315.4343.0356.0371.9416.8387.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 75 registered sex offenders living in Fayetteville, Arkansas as of January 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fayetteville is 1,118 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Fayetteville:

333.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Fayetteville:

355.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fayetteville:

308.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Fayetteville:

281.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Fayetteville:

278.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Fayetteville:

244.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Fayetteville:

297.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Fayetteville:

235.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fayetteville:

243.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fayetteville:

252.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fayetteville:

253.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Fayetteville:

293.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fayetteville:

295.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fayetteville:

285.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Fayetteville:

175.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fayetteville:

167.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Fayetteville:

342.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Fayetteville:

358.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fayetteville:

345.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Fayetteville:

342.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Fayetteville:

344.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Fayetteville:

327.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Fayetteville:

319.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Fayetteville:

328.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Fayetteville:

275.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Fayetteville:

305.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fayetteville:

317.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Fayetteville:

390.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fayetteville:

398.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fayetteville:

356.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Fayetteville:

247.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Fayetteville:

258.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 178 (128 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Arkansas average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 175 (127 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Arkansas average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 169 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Arkansas average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 161 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Arkansas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 165 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Arkansas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 161 (115 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Arkansas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 161 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Arkansas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 162 (112 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Arkansas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 160 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Arkansas average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 166 (119 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Arkansas average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 177 (118 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Arkansas average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 182 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Arkansas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 181 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Arkansas average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 176 (116 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Arkansas average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 152 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Arkansas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 168 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Arkansas average:

1.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Fayetteville, AR
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 72703, 72774.