Reported Annual Crime In Newton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,840 (estimate)3,0492,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a42.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a80.2102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a149.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)169 (estimate)281386
Burglaryn/an/an/a781.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,842.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a144.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,671 (estimate)2,7682,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Decatur, MS2,1301131,1201,233
Conehatta, MS1,1771531,5121,665
Chunky, MS4063123,0863,399
Montrose, MS1023373,3313,668
Lake, MS4413873,8234,209
Hickory, MS5734074,0284,435
Newton, MS3,3581691,6711,840

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newton is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.04 daily crimes that occur in Newton.
  • Newton is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newton you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newton has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Newton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newton is 1 in 592
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newton is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newton is 1 in 55

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

Newton police department

ItemNewtonMississippiNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)134,806556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.83.3

Sex offenders in Mississippi

StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
Mississippi8,337286222
There are a total of 8,337 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 286 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

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Galena, IL3,3581831,2211,404
Avon, NY3,3572349611,195
Shannon Hills, AR3,356251,2481,274
West Wyomissing, PA3,3601649031,067
San Miguel, CA3,35585486571
Newton, MS3,3581691,6711,840
Source: The Newton, MS 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.