West Fork, AR
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West Fork, AR crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

West Fork is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (66%) and also has a lower crime rate than 79% of the communities in Arkansas, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in West Fork is one in 91 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, West Fork has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, West Fork is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West Fork 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 West Fork.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in West Fork 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 West Fork; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 318. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 West Fork 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.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in West Fork is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in West Fork than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 127.

West Fork Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

West Fork Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

20

28

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.15

7.86

11.01

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Fork 3.15
Arkansas 5.21

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 318

in West Fork

1 in 192

in Arkansas

West Fork VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,543
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.39 0.79 0.00 1.97

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
West Fork 7.86
Arkansas 32.51

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 127

in West Fork

1 in 31

in Arkansas

West Fork Property CRIMES

Population: 2,543
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 17 1
Rate per 1,000 0.79 6.69 0.39

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

West Fork Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Fork 7
Arkansas 20

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