Ward has a population of 5,007. During the past three years, Ward saw 511 arrests. For 2017, the Ward's arrest rate totaled 369.48 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 16.72% makes Ward higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 62 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ward also totaled 123 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Austin and Cabot, Ward is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Ward had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Ward averaged 62 violent crimes and 123 non-violent crimes.
The city of Ward experienced 336 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 69 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 13, and the aggravated assault total was 251.