Mountain Home, AR
Crime Rates


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Mountain Home, AR crime analytics

With a crime rate of 49 per one thousand residents, Mountain Home 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 21. Within Arkansas, more than 87% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Mountain Home.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 411. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Mountain Home is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Mountain Home, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 46 per one thousand population.

Mountain Home Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Mountain Home Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Mountain Home 2.43
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 411

in Mountain Home

1 in 192

in Arkansas
Population: 12,330
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 21 0 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.70 0.00 0.73
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)

Mountain Home 46.15
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Mountain Home

1 in 31

in Arkansas
Mountain Home Property CRIMES
Population: 12,330
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 54 501 14
Rate per 1,000 4.38 40.63 1.14
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

Mountain Home Crimes Per Square Mile

Mountain Home 51
Arkansas 20