Walnut Ridge, AR
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Walnut Ridge, AR crime analytics

The crime rate in Walnut Ridge is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Walnut Ridge is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, Walnut Ridge is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Arkansas, Walnut Ridge has a crime rate that is higher than 44% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Walnut Ridge 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 Walnut Ridge; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 389. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Walnut Ridge; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Walnut Ridge Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Walnut Ridge Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Walnut Ridge 2.57
Arkansas 5.21
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 389

in Walnut Ridge

1 in 192

in Arkansas
Population: 4,673
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.86 0.00 1.71
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)

Walnut Ridge 16.05
Arkansas 32.51
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Walnut Ridge

1 in 31

in Arkansas
Walnut Ridge Property CRIMES
Population: 4,673
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 49 3
Rate per 1,000 4.92 10.49 0.64
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

Walnut Ridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Walnut Ridge 5
Arkansas 20

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