Searcy, AR
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The crime rate in Searcy is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 40 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 Searcy is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Searcy is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Searcy has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Searcy 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 Searcy; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 367. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Searcy is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Searcy, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Searcy Crime Data

 
Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Searcy Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

66

904

970

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.73

37.36

40.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Searcy 2.73
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 367

in Searcy

1 in 192

in Arkansas
Searcy VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,196
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Searcy 37.36
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Searcy

1 in 31

in Arkansas
Searcy Property CRIMES
Population: 24,196
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Searcy Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Searcy 53
Arkansas 20