Reported Annual Crime In Newport

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime819n/a (estimate)3,4292,1402,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewport/100k peopleRhode Island/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.22.74.9
Rape21n/a87.943.538.6
Robbery6n/a25.152.6101.9
Assault66n/a276.3143.7237.8
Violent crime94n/a (estimate)394243373
Burglary138n/a577.7373.7491.4
Theft549n/a2,298.31,392.31,775.4
Vehicle theft38n/a159.1131.5220.2
Property crime725n/a (estimate)3,0351,8982,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Newport, RI. All reported Newport, RI 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, RI overall crime rate is 60% higher than in comparison to the Rhode Island average; and is also 20% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Newport, RI, the rate is 62% higher than compared to the Rhode Island average, and 6% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Newport, RI comes in at 60% higher than to the average seen in Rhode Island, and 22% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newport is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.39 daily crimes that occur in Newport.
  • Newport is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newport you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newport has decreased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Newport (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Newport, RI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Rhode Island and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Newport, RI are 1.60 times more than the Rhode Island average and 1.20 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Newport, RI are 1.62 times more than than Rhode Island and 1.06 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Newport, RI are 1.60 times more than than Rhode Island and 1.22 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Newport (higher is better)

How safe is Newport, RI compared to other cities in Rhode Island and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Newport, RI is safer than 30% of the cities in Rhode Island and 27% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Rhode Island and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Newport, RI. Overall, Newport, RI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newport

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newport is 1 in 255
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newport is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newport is 1 in 30
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Newport, RI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Newport, RI, you have a 1 in 255 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 33. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Newport, RI is 1 in 30.

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

A good indicator of whether Newport, RI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Newport, RI has decreased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Newport, RI has decreased by 26% year over year. The number of total crimes in Newport, RI has decreased by 23% year over year.

Newport police department

ItemNewportRhode IslandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)941,505556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.82.63.3
There are a total of 94 Newport police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 48.5% greater than the Rhode Island average and 17% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Rhode Island

StateTotal offendersRhode Island /100KNational /100K
Rhode Island000

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Narragansett Pier, RI3,74946362408
Tiverton, RI7,3001261,2011,327
North Westport, MA4,5402781,2011,479
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI8,9111781,3961,573
Newport East, RI10,9531861,4611,647
Newport, RI24,5993943,0353,429

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hercules, CA24,5961221,5481,670
Sanger, CA24,5874812,5593,040
San Lorenzo, CA24,5634832,9703,454
Zionsville, IN24,55984384468
Medford, NY24,5353941,6632,057
Newport, RI24,5993943,0353,429
Source: The Newport, RI 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.