McGehee, AR
Crime Rates


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McGehee, AR crime analytics

The crime rate in McGehee is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 McGehee is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, McGehee is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, McGehee has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 3,919, McGehee has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether McGehee 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 McGehee.

Now let us turn to take a look at how McGehee 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 McGehee.

For McGehee, 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 McGehee is one in 178.

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 McGehee 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.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that McGehee's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes McGehee 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 McGehee is one in 31.

McGehee Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

McGehee Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

McGehee 5.61
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 178

in McGehee

1 in 192

in Arkansas


Population: 3,919
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 1 16
Rate per 1,000 0.26 1.02 0.26 4.08


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)

McGehee 32.41
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in McGehee

1 in 31

in Arkansas

McGehee Property CRIMES

Population: 3,919
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 36 84 7
Rate per 1,000 9.19 21.43 1.79

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

McGehee Crimes Per Square Mile

McGehee 22
Arkansas 20

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