It is located in Saline County, AR. It has a population of 36,702 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 428.86 per 10.000 people. There have been 1,574 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Benton are larceny/theft crimes - 1,079 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 0 arrests.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 37.4%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 1%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had American Indian race.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 144 felony charges and 1,430 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Benton averaged 1,386 violent crimes. Of that total, 3 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 140 was for legacy rape, 225 was for robbery, and 1,018 was for aggravated assault.