Malvern, AR
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With a crime rate of 50 per one thousand residents, Malvern 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 20. Within Arkansas, more than 87% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Malvern.

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

For Malvern, 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 Malvern is one in 156.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Malvern is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Malvern, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Malvern Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Malvern Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

70

474

544

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.41

43.37

49.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Malvern 6.41
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 156

in Malvern

1 in 192

in Arkansas
Malvern VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,928
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
Malvern 43.37
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Malvern

1 in 31

in Arkansas
Malvern Property CRIMES
Population: 10,928
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

Malvern Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Malvern 62
Arkansas 20

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