Ozark, AR
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The crime rate in Ozark is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Ozark is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Ozark is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Ozark has a crime rate that is higher than 76% 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 3,590, Ozark has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Ozark 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 Ozark.

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

For Ozark, 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 Ozark is one in 180.

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

Ozark Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Ozark Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

112

132

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.57

31.20

36.77

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ozark 5.57
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 180

in Ozark

1 in 192

in Arkansas
Ozark VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,590
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 0 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.67 0.00 3.90
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
Ozark 31.20
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Ozark

1 in 31

in Arkansas
Ozark Property CRIMES
Population: 3,590
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 27 79 6
Rate per 1,000 7.52 22.01 1.67
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

Ozark Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ozark 18
Arkansas 20

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