Bentonville, AR
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The crime rate in Bentonville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Bentonville is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, Bentonville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Bentonville has a crime rate that is higher than 47% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Bentonville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Bentonville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Bentonville's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bentonville 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 Bentonville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bentonville 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 Bentonville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 484. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bentonville's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Bentonville 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 Bentonville is one in 56.

Bentonville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Bentonville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

92

797

889

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.07

17.91

19.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bentonville 2.07
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 484

in Bentonville

1 in 192

in Arkansas

Bentonville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 44,499
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 24 6 61
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.54 0.13 1.37

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
Bentonville 17.91
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 56

in Bentonville

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Bentonville Property CRIMES

Population: 44,499
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 101 671 25
Rate per 1,000 2.27 15.08 0.56

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

Bentonville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bentonville 28
Arkansas 20