Bella Vista, AR
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Bella Vista, AR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Bella Vista is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 69% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bella Vista is one in 97. Compared to communities within Arkansas, Bella Vista‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 82% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Bella Vista is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Bella Vista has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bella Vista is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bella Vista 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 Bella Vista.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bella Vista 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 Bella Vista; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 389. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bella Vista is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Bella Vista than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 130.

Bella Vista Crime Data

 

Crime Index

69

(100 is safest)


Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Bella Vista Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

72

216

288

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.57

7.71

10.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bella Vista 2.57
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 389

in Bella Vista

1 in 192

in Arkansas

Bella Vista VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,999
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 25 1 45
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.89 0.04 1.61

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Bella Vista 7.71
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 130

in Bella Vista

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Bella Vista Property CRIMES

Population: 27,999
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 171 8
Rate per 1,000 1.32 6.11 0.29

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

Bella Vista Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bella Vista 6
Arkansas 20