Monticello, AR
Crime Rates


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Monticello, AR crime analytics

The crime rate in Monticello is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Monticello is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Monticello is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Monticello has a crime rate that is higher than 78% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Monticello occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Monticello; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 265. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Monticello's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Monticello 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 Monticello is one in 29.

Monticello Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Monticello Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Monticello 3.77
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 265

in Monticello

1 in 192

in Arkansas
Population: 9,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 10 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.02 1.02 1.73
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)

Monticello 34.83
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Monticello

1 in 31

in Arkansas
Monticello Property CRIMES
Population: 9,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 64 270 8
Rate per 1,000 6.52 27.49 0.81
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

Monticello Crimes Per Square Mile

Monticello 34
Arkansas 20

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