Reported Annual Crime In Newport Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,293n/a (estimate)2,6133,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.34.84.9
Rape20n/a22.832.738.6
Robbery24n/a27.4135.0101.9
Assault66n/a75.2253.8237.8
Violent crime112n/a (estimate)128426373
Burglary394n/a449.0504.3491.4
Theft1,652n/a1,882.61,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft135n/a153.8436.8220.2
Property crime2,181n/a (estimate)2,4862,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Newport Beach, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Newport Beach, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Newport Beach, CA averages 14% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 9% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Newport Beach, CA is 70% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 66% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 5% lower than the remainder of the state of California and equal to the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Newport Beach, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newport Beach is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.16 daily crimes that occur in Newport Beach.
  • Newport Beach is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newport Beach you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newport Beach has increased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Newport Beach (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Newport Beach, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Newport Beach, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.17 times less than the California average and 1.09 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Newport Beach, CA is 3.34 times less than the California average and 2.92 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Newport Beach, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times less than the California average and 1.00 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Newport Beach (higher is better)

How safe is Newport Beach, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Newport Beach, CA is safer than 70% of the cities in California and 54% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Newport Beach, CA. Overall, Newport Beach, CA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newport Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newport Beach is 1 in 784
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport Beach is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport Beach is 1 in 39
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Newport Beach, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Newport Beach, CA you have a 1 in 784 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newport Beach, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Newport Beach (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Newport Beach, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Newport Beach, CA has increased by 3% and the rate of property crime in Newport Beach, CA has increased by 16%. The total crime rate in Newport Beach, CA has increased by 15% year to year.

Newport Beach police department

ItemNewport BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21051,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
There are a total of 210 Newport Beach police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.4% less than the California average and 26.4% 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
Aliso Viejo, CA49,43763715778
Laguna Woods, CA16,30230854885
Laguna Niguel, CA64,299741,0461,121
Rossmoor, CA10,8161629971,160
Lake Forest, CA78,9401351,1241,259
Newport Beach, CA86,5941282,4862,613

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Tan Valley, AZ86,7435624,1594,721
Whittier, CA86,4002712,8823,154
Nashua, NH86,7992311,5171,748
Newton, MA86,94583829912
Duluth, MN86,2394084,1874,595
Newport Beach, CA86,5941282,4862,613
Source: The Newport Beach, 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.