Ashdown, AR
Crime Rates


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Ashdown, AR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Ashdown is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Ashdown is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Ashdown is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Ashdown has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Ashdown to other communities of similar population, then Ashdown crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Ashdown does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Ashdown does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Ashdown.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Ashdown's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Ashdown is one in 560.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ashdown's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Ashdown a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Ashdown is one in 31.

Importantly, we found that Ashdown has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Ashdown is one in 345.

Ashdown Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Ashdown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Ashdown 1.79
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 560

in Ashdown

1 in 192

in Arkansas


Population: 4,479
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.45 0.45 0.89


Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Ashdown 32.15
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Ashdown

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Ashdown Property CRIMES

Population: 4,479
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 102 13
Rate per 1,000 6.47 22.77 2.90

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Ashdown Crimes Per Square Mile

Ashdown 21
Arkansas 20

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