Newport, KY Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Newport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,090n/a (estimate)7,0662,5733,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleKentucky/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a045
Rape14n/a913725
Robbery37n/a24074109
Assault12n/a7896229
Violent crime63n/a (estimate)408210368
Burglary217n/a1,407596610
Theft754n/a4,8881,6291,899
Vehicle theft56n/a363137221
Property crime1,027n/a (estimate)6,6582,3632,731

When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Newport, KY. All reported Newport, KY 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 Newport, KY overall crime rate is 174% higher than in comparison to the Kentucky average; and is also 128% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Newport, KY, the rate is 94% higher than compared to the Kentucky average, and 11% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Newport, KY comes in at 181% higher than to the average seen in Kentucky, and 143% higher than the overall national average.

The overall crime rate in Newport is 128% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 19.36 daily crimes that occur in Newport.
Newport is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
In Newport you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Newport has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Newport (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Newport, KY per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Kentucky as well as national figures. In Newport, KY the total number of daily crimes is 2.75 times more than than the Kentucky average and 2.28 times more than than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Newport, KY are 1.95 times more than than the Kentucky average and 1.11 times more than than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Newport, KY has a daily crime rate that is 2.82 times more than than the Kentucky average and 2.44 times more than than the daily national average.

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How Safe is Newport (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Newport, KY area in comparison to other Kentucky communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Newport, KY being safer than 3% of cities in Kentucky and 14% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kentucky cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Newport, KY. In conclusion, Newport, KY now ranks below average in comparison to all 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 245
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport is 1 in 15

Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Newport, KY? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Newport, KY you have a 1 in 245 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 16 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newport, KY.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Newport, KY is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Newport, KY has decreased by 26%, the amount of property crime in Newport, KY has decreased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in Newport, KY has decreased by 19% year to year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lakeside Park, KY2,71020335355
Madeira, OH8,7130362362
North Bend, OH1,01620372391
Crescent Springs, KY3,90124407432
Crestview Hills, KY3,12325412436
Newport, KY15,3984086,6587,066

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fullerton, PA15,4011951,6641,860
Elkton, MD15,3931,2416,6677,908
Mesquite, NV15,391671,5321,599
Welby, CO15,3891,12877,96979,097
Henderson, NC15,3891,3989,41310,811
Newport, KY15,3984086,6587,066

Newport police department

ItemNewportKentuckyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)415,359504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.83.3

There are a total of 41 Newport police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.6% less than the Kentucky average and 18.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kentucky

StateTotal offendersKentucky /100KNational /100K
Kentucky6,639162222

There are a total of 6,639 sex offenders in Kentucky. This yields a total of 162 sex offenders in Kentucky per 100,000 residents which is 27% less than the national average.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.