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


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

Crime rate in Little Rock, AR

The 2019 crime rate in Little Rock, AR is 714 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.6 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 98.6% U.S. cities. The 2019 Little Rock crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 38 - a decrease of 2 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Little Rock has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Little Rock, AR is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Little Rock:

713.8
Cammack Village:

87.5
North Little Rock:

426.4
Shannon Hills:

257.7
Maumelle:

143.9
Sherwood:

316.2
Alexander:

305.3
Bryant:

239.3
Jacksonville:

526.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Little Rock by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
58
(31.1)
51
(27.6)
40
(21.3)
32
(16.8)
25
(13.0)
37
(19.0)
45
(23.0)
35
(17.7)
43
(21.7)
32
(16.1)
42
(21.1)
55
(27.6)
40
(20.1)
38
(19.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
151
(80.9)
123
(66.6)
132
(70.2)
171
(89.9)
149
(77.2)
161
(82.6)
137
(69.9)
119
(60.3)
138
(69.6)
167
(84.1)
159
(80.0)
175
(87.8)
218
(109.4)
209
(105.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
899
(481.6)
1,022
(553.6)
819
(435.7)
799
(420.1)
859
(445.3)
858
(440.0)
807
(411.6)
944
(478.2)
729
(367.8)
670
(337.3)
657
(330.5)
502
(251.9)
371
(186.2)
391
(197.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,216
(1,187)
1,791
(970.2)
1,365
(726.1)
1,793
(942.7)
1,905
(987.4)
1,849
(948.3)
1,590
(811.0)
1,679
(850.6)
1,849
(932.8)
2,081
(1,048)
2,186
(1,100)
2,524
(1,266)
2,253
(1,131)
2,371
(1,195)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,866
(2,071)
3,932
(2,130)
3,576
(1,902)
4,412
(2,320)
4,241
(2,198)
4,655
(2,387)
4,244
(2,165)
3,794
(1,922)
3,068
(1,548)
2,349
(1,182)
2,348
(1,181)
2,378
(1,193)
2,079
(1,043)
1,760
(887.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10,611
(5,684)
10,915
(5,913)
10,272
(5,464)
10,253
(5,390)
9,440
(4,893)
9,756
(5,003)
10,465
(5,338)
10,655
(5,398)
10,320
(5,206)
9,590
(4,828)
10,223
(5,142)
10,309
(5,172)
9,850
(4,943)
9,316
(4,696)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,312
(702.8)
1,265
(685.3)
1,155
(614.4)
1,163
(611.4)
1,115
(578.0)
1,093
(560.5)
1,095
(558.5)
1,080
(547.1)
865
(436.4)
916
(461.1)
1,143
(574.9)
1,130
(566.9)
1,120
(562.0)
1,069
(538.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
145
(77.7)
93
(50.4)
89
(47.3)
105
(55.2)
100
(51.8)
99
(50.8)
87
(44.4)
93
(47.1)
68
(34.3)
90
(45.3)
50
(25.2)
51
(25.6)
57
(28.6)
45
(22.7)
City-Data.com crime index937.3909.2775.6847.0814.6837.8797.2791.5747.5722.9759.7790.0725.3713.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 455 registered sex offenders living in Little Rock, Arkansas as of May 22, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Little Rock is 436 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


When are crimes committed in Little Rock, AR?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Little Rock:

839.8
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Little Rock:

807.9
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Little Rock:

902.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Little Rock:

837.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Little Rock:

808.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Little Rock:

763.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Little Rock:

760.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Little Rock:

727.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Little Rock:

814.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Little Rock:

819.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Little Rock:

804.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Little Rock:

693.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Little Rock:

883.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Little Rock:

977.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Little Rock:

950.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Little Rock:

767.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Little Rock:

731.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Little Rock:

619.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Little Rock:

493.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Little Rock:

540.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Little Rock:

582.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Little Rock:

579.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Little Rock:

547.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Little Rock:

635.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Little Rock:

736.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Little Rock:

783.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Little Rock:

811.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Little Rock:

771.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Little Rock:

825.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Little Rock:

745.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Little Rock:

824.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Little Rock:

803.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Little Rock:

805.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Little Rock:

697.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Little Rock:

814.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Little Rock:

836.2
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 2019, including police officers: 713 (581 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Arkansas average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 701 (575 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Arkansas average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 627 (509 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Arkansas average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 639 (525 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Arkansas average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 646 (532 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Arkansas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 675 (557 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
Arkansas average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 675 (557 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Arkansas average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 636 (520 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Arkansas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 620 (505 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Arkansas average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 635 (525 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Arkansas average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 647 (531 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Arkansas average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 639 (522 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Arkansas average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 643 (527 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Arkansas average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 631 (519 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Arkansas average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 622 (505 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Arkansas average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 609 (496 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Arkansas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 620 (508 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Arkansas average:

1.90

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Little Rock, AR
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 72135, 72201, 72202, 72204, 72205, 72209, 72211, 72212, 72223, 72227.