Fayetteville, AR Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
4,264
Total Crimes
4,900.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
90.81%
Above National Average
Fayetteville Crime Compared To AR Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Arkansas.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Fayetteville, AR?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fayetteville is 4,900.7 per 100,000 people. That's 90.81% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 41.78% higher than the Arkansas total crime rate of 3,456.6 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Fayetteville SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

How Does Fayetteville Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Fayetteville
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,264 4,900.7 3,456.6 2,568.4
Murder 1 1.1 7.2 5.0
Robbery 60 69.0 52.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 354 406.9 410.7 246.8
Violent Crime 496 570.1 543.6 368.9
Burglary 444 510.3 636.8 376.0
Larceny 2,894 3,326.1 2,040.2 1,594.6
Car Theft 430 494.2 236.0 228.9
Property Crime 3,768 4,330.6 2,913.0 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Fayetteville

496
Violent Crimes
570.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
54.53%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 175.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fayetteville each year. That compares to a 1 in 183.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fayetteville is 570.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 54.53% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 4.86% higher than the Arkansas violent crime rate of 543.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fayetteville

3,768
Property Crimes
4,330.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
96.89%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fayetteville each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fayetteville is 4,330.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 96.89% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 48.67% higher than the Arkansas property crime rate of 2,913.0 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Fayetteville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Springdale, AR 80,895 3,090 3,819.8 3,340.1 479.6
Rogers, AR 68,026 2,219 3,262.0 2,829.8 432.2
Bentonville, AR 51,607 811 1,571.5 1,366.1 205.4
Bella Vista, AR 28,798 246 854.2 670.2 184.0
Van Buren, AR 23,608 905 3,833.4 3,265.8 567.6
Tahlequah, OK 16,877 708 4,195.1 4,058.8 136.3
Centerton, AR 14,791 189 1,277.8 878.9 398.9
Lowell, AR 9,522 132 1,386.3 1,197.2 189.0
Farmington, AR 7,032 102 1,450.5 1,223.0 227.5
Prairie Grove, AR 5,921 152 2,567.1 2,381.4 185.8
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