Reported Annual Crime In Newton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime710n/a (estimate)3,6933,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.85.3
Rape16n/a83.245.140.4
Robbery2n/a10.457.5102.8
Assault81n/a421.3274.0248.5
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)515380386
Burglary113n/a587.7494.1468.9
Theft475n/a2,470.61,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft23n/a119.6238.6236.9
Property crime611n/a (estimate)3,1782,6962,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Newton, KS. The total number of reported crimes in Newton, KS is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Newton, KS crime rate is 20% higher than the Kansas average and is 30% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Newton, KS has a violent crime rate that is 35% higher than the Kansas average and 33% higher than the national average. For property crime, Newton, KS is 18% higher than the Kansas average and 30% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Newton, KS1,901221331552
Sedgwick, KS1,6001551,0961,251
Moundridge, KS1,9051581,1191,276
Hesston, KS3,54101,3831,383
Valley Center, KS6,4201781,3971,575
Halstead, KS2,2472391,5761,815
Peabody, KS1,15502,2102,210
Newton, KS19,1035153,1783,693

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newton is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.12 daily crimes that occur in Newton.
  • Newton is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newton you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newton has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Newton (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Newton, KS for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Kansas as well as those across America as a whole. The Newton, KS total amount of daily offenses is 1.20 times more than the Kansas average and 1.30 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Newton, KS is 1.35 times more than the Kansas average, and it is 1.33 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Newton, KS has a daily crime figure that is 1.18 times more than the Kansas average and 1.30 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Newton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Newton, KS compared to other areas of Kansas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Newton, KS safer than 9% when compared to other Kansas cities, and 20% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Kansas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Newton, KS. At this time, Newton, KS sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newton is 1 in 195
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newton is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newton is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Newton, KS? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Newton, KS you have a 1 in 195 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 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Newton, KS.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Newton, KS 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 Newton, KS has increased by 9% and the rate of property crime in Newton, KS has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Newton, KS has decreased by 8% year to year.

Newton police department

ItemNewtonKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)375,262558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.53.3
There are a total of 37 Newton police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.7% less than the Kansas average and 41.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spanish Lake, MO19,1056853,6954,381
Altamont, OR19,1133563,9854,341
Lexington, NC19,0895173,8024,319
Shelbyville, IN19,0831,1233,6944,818
Brownwood, TX19,0814323,1983,630
Newton, KS19,1035153,1783,693
Source: The Newton, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.