Hot Springs, AR
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With a crime rate of 61 per one thousand residents, Hot Springs 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 16. Within Arkansas, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Hot Springs.

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 35,635, Hot Springs has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hot 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 Hot Springs.

For Hot Springs, 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 Hot Springs is one in 142.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Hot Springs is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Hot Springs, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 19, which is a rate of 54 per one thousand population.

Hot Springs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Hot Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

251

1,917

2,168

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.04

53.80

60.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hot Springs 7.04
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 142

in Hot Springs

1 in 192

in Arkansas

Hot Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,635
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
Hot Springs 53.80
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 19

in Hot Springs

1 in 31

in Arkansas

Hot Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 35,635
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

Hot Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hot Springs 62
Arkansas 20