safe city of Little Rock is consistently ranked as one of the most
dangerous metro areas in the United States. The state capital city has a
violent crime index almost four times higher than the national average.
With a crime rate of 73 per one thousand residents, Little Rock has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 14. Within Arkansas, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Little Rock. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Little Rock to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.