Reported Annual Crime In Newark

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,269n/a (estimate)2,8043,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.24.84.9
Rape8n/a17.732.738.6
Robbery54n/a119.3135.0101.9
Assault38n/a84.0253.8237.8
Violent crime101n/a (estimate)223426373
Burglary287n/a634.1504.3491.4
Theft701n/a1,548.91,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft180n/a397.7436.8220.2
Property crime1,168n/a (estimate)2,5812,6182,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Newark, CA. All reported Newark, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Newark, CA overall crime rate is 8% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 2% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Newark, CA, the rate is 48% lower than compared to the California average, and 40% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Newark, CA comes in at 1% lower than to the average seen in California, and 4% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newark is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.68 daily crimes that occur in Newark.
  • Newark is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newark you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newark has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Newark (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Newark, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Newark, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.09 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Newark, CA is 1.91 times less than the California average, and it is 1.67 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Newark, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.01 times less than the California average and 1.04 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Newark (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Newark, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Newark, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Newark, CA is 58% safer than other cities of California and 43% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Newark, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Newark, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newark

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newark is 1 in 449
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newark is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newark is 1 in 36
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Newark, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Newark, CA, then there is a 1 in 449 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 39. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 36 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Newark, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Newark (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Newark, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Newark, CA has decreased by 9% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for Newark, CA has increased by 15% in the same time frame.

Newark police department

ItemNewarkCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7151,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
There are a total of 71 Newark police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.9% less than the California average and 50.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ladera, CA1,49760367427
Fruitdale, CA1,08964396461
Loyola, CA3,46381499580
West Menlo Park, CA3,74381499580
Los Altos Hills, CA8,24412707719
Newark, CA43,6352232,5812,804

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Littleton, CO43,710952,3832,478
West Babylon, NY43,7253751,5821,957
Arlington, MA43,72898885983
Wylie, TX43,53194759853
Attleboro, MA43,7742471,8422,089
Newark, CA43,6352232,5812,804
Source: The Newark, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.