Russellville, AR
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Russellville, AR crime analytics


With a crime rate of 47 per one thousand residents, Russellville 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 86% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Russellville.

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

For Russellville, 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 Russellville is one in 189.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Russellville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Russellville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Russellville 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 Russellville is one in 304.

Russellville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Russellville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

154

1,216

1,370

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.28

41.69

46.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Russellville 5.28
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 189

in Russellville

1 in 192

in Arkansas
Russellville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 29,166
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 20 22 112
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.69 0.75 3.84
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
Russellville 41.69
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Russellville

1 in 31

in Arkansas
Russellville Property CRIMES
Population: 29,166
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 193 927 96
Rate per 1,000 6.62 31.78 3.29
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

Russellville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Russellville 48
Arkansas 20