Reported Annual Crime In Newport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime586n/a (estimate)7,5673,7732,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.96.14.9
Rape7n/a90.464.838.6
Robbery9n/a116.270.4101.9
Assault46n/a594.0380.0237.8
Violent crime63n/a (estimate)814521373
Burglary168n/a2,169.4760.2491.4
Theft347n/a4,480.92,297.51,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a103.3193.8220.2
Property crime523n/a (estimate)6,7543,2522,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Newport, AR 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, AR. 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, AR averages 101% higher than the rest of Arkansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 165% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Newport, AR is 56% higher than the average rate of crime in Arkansas and 118% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 108% higher than the remainder of the state of Arkansas and 172% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Newport, AR area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newport is 165% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.73 daily crimes that occur in Newport.
  • Newport is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newport you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newport has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Newport (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Newport, AR is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Arkansas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Newport, AR are 2.01 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.65 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Newport, AR are 1.56 times more than than Arkansas and 2.18 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Newport, AR are 2.08 times more than than Arkansas and 2.72 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Newport (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Newport, AR? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Newport, AR has been ranked safer than 5% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Newport, AR is safer than 3% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Newport, AR. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Newport, AR is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newport is 1 in 123
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Newport, AR? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Newport, AR you have a 1 in 123 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 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newport, AR.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Newport, AR is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Newport, AR has decreased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Newport, AR has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Newport, AR has decreased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Newport police department

ItemNewportArkansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)205,164556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.93.3
There are a total of 20 Newport police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.7% less than the Arkansas average and 22.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Arkansas

StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
Arkansas7,221262222
There are a total of 7,221 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 262 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 18% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tuckerman, AR2,06056564620
Diaz, AR1,5172361,4721,708
Newark, AR1,5362411,5041,745
Bradford, AR8112652,7813,046
Sulphur Rock, AR5156644,1434,806
Newport, AR7,8178146,7547,567

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Valley Lake, CA7,8164812,9553,436
Cameron Park, TX7,8115783,9734,552
Lamar, CO7,8104353,5824,018
St. Augustine Shores, FL7,8244162,5342,950
Olivette, MO7,8091911,6141,805
Newport, AR7,8178146,7547,567
Source: The Newport, AR 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.