North Little Rock, AR
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With a crime rate of 56 per one thousand residents, North Little Rock 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 18. Within Arkansas, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than North Little Rock.

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 66,504, North Little Rock has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether North Little Rock 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 North Little Rock.

Now let us turn to take a look at how North Little Rock 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 North Little Rock.

For North Little Rock, 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 North Little Rock is one in 126.

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 North Little Rock 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.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in North Little Rock is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In North Little Rock, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 49 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that North Little Rock has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in North Little Rock is one in 231.

North Little Rock Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

North Little Rock Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

526

3,229

3,755

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.91

48.55

56.46

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Little Rock 7.91
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 126

in North Little Rock

1 in 192

in Arkansas
North Little Rock VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 66,504
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 13 8 128 377
Rate per 1,000 0.20 0.12 1.92 5.67
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
North Little Rock 48.55
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in North Little Rock

1 in 31

in Arkansas
North Little Rock Property CRIMES
Population: 66,504
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 596 2,345 288
Rate per 1,000 8.96 35.26 4.33
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

North Little Rock Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Little Rock 69
Arkansas 20