Violent Crime

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas44.60
Ashley33.27
Baxter11.40
Benton22.35
Boone44.13
Bradley22.15
Calhoun11.73
Carroll33.12
Chicot43.92
Clark22.60
Clay11.38
Cleburne32.74
Cleveland10.35
Columbia32.92
Conway22.26
Craighead44.29
Crawford32.89
Crittenden510.73
Cross57.73
Dallas55.70
Desha56.54
Drew43.88
Faulkner43.30
Franklin43.61
Fulton21.95
Garland56.31
Grant11.66
Greene33.28
Hempstead45.66
Hot Spring10
Howard510.31
Independence549.61
Izard11.88
Jackson57.55
Jefferson58.82
Johnson22.20
Lafayette22.24
Lawrence22.13
Lee22.32
Lincoln11.29
Little River11.43
Logan44.56
Lonoke10.31
Madison22.36
Marion43.36
Miller56
Mississippi59.70
Monroe32.64
Montgomery22.19
Nevada21.94
Newton32.75
Ouachita55.94
Perry45.14
Phillips512.73
Pike11.80
Poinsett43.30
Polk32.81
Pope32.75
Prairie21.93
Pulaski510.10
Randolph32.67
Saline32.96
Scott43.35
Searcy11.13
Sebastian56.25
Sevier11.38
Sharp22.05
St. Francis21.90
Stone11.51
Union45.56
Van Buren32.85
Washington44.26
White32.67
Woodruff11.28
Yell33.26

Description

The number of reported violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Violent crime, which includes murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault, reflects public safety and quality of life.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Violent Crime 2014. Retrieved Oct 24, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from United States Federal Bureau of Investigation database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 5 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2- Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 1 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search