Clinton, AR
Crime Rates


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Clinton, 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 Clinton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Clinton is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Clinton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Clinton has a crime rate that is higher than 51% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Clinton 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 Clinton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 423. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Clinton's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Clinton 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 Clinton is one in 54.

Importantly, we found that Clinton 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 Clinton is one in 282.

Clinton Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Clinton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Clinton 2.36
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 423

in Clinton

1 in 192

in Arkansas


Population: 2,538
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.79 0.39 1.18


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)

Clinton 18.52
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Clinton

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Clinton Property CRIMES

Population: 2,538
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 30 9
Rate per 1,000 3.15 11.82 3.55

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

Clinton Crimes Per Square Mile

Clinton 4
Arkansas 20

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