Bald Knob, AR
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Bald Knob, 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 Bald Knob is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Bald Knob is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Bald Knob is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Bald Knob has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Bald Knob to other communities of similar population, then Bald Knob crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bald Knob 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 Bald Knob 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 Bald Knob.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bald Knob occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Bald Knob; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 364. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bald Knob's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Bald Knob 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 Bald Knob is one in 33.

Bald Knob Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Bald Knob Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bald Knob 2.75
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 364

in Bald Knob

1 in 192

in Arkansas


Population: 2,908
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 3 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 1.03 1.38


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)

Bald Knob 30.26
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Bald Knob

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Bald Knob Property CRIMES

Population: 2,908
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 71 2
Rate per 1,000 5.16 24.42 0.69

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

Bald Knob Crimes Per Square Mile

Bald Knob 21
Arkansas 20

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