Forrest City, AR
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With a crime rate of 68 per one thousand residents, Forrest City has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 15. Within Arkansas, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Forrest City.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 14,672, Forrest City has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Forrest City does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Forrest City.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Forrest City 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 Forrest City.

For Forrest City, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Forrest City is one in 112.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Forrest City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Forrest City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 17, which is a rate of 60 per one thousand population.

Forrest City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Forrest City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

131

873

1,004

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.93

59.50

68.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Forrest City 8.93
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 112

in Forrest City

1 in 192

in Arkansas

Forrest City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 14,672
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Forrest City 59.50
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 17

in Forrest City

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Forrest City Property CRIMES

Population: 14,672
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Forrest City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Forrest City 61
Arkansas 20

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