Heber Springs, AR
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The crime rate in Heber Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 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 Heber Springs is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Heber Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Heber Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Heber Springs's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Heber Springs is one in 550.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Heber Springs experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Heber Springs is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Heber Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Heber Springs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Heber Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

272

285

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.82

38.01

39.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Heber Springs 1.82
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 550

in Heber Springs

1 in 192

in Arkansas

Heber Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,156
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 2 6
Rate per 1,000 0.14 0.56 0.28 0.84

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
Heber Springs 38.01
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Heber Springs

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Heber Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 7,156
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 62 193 17
Rate per 1,000 8.66 26.97 2.38

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

Heber Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Heber Springs 34
Arkansas 20

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