Conway, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Conway 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 Conway is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Conway is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Conway has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Conway 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 Conway; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 206. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Conway's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Conway 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 Conway is one in 36.

Conway Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Conway Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

328

1,897

2,225

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.85

28.05

32.90

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
4.85
5.85
National Median: 4
    Conway
    Arkansas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 206

in Conway

1 in 171

in Arkansas

Conway VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 67,638
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 51 52 223
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.75 0.77 3.30

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
28.05
28.58
National Median: 21
    Conway
    Arkansas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Conway

1 in 35

in Arkansas

Conway Property CRIMES

Population: 67,638
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 179 1,619 99
Rate per 1,000 2.65 23.94 1.46

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Conway Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
49
18
National Median: 28.3
    Conway
    Arkansas