Reported Annual Crime In Newton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime552n/a (estimate)4,2423,0972,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewton/100k peopleNorth Carolina/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape5n/a38.426.738.6
Robbery6n/a46.187.9101.9
Assault41n/a315.0227.3237.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)400347373
Burglary95n/a730.0745.2491.4
Theft390n/a2,996.81,871.11,775.4
Vehicle theft15n/a115.3133.8220.2
Property crime500n/a (estimate)3,8422,7502,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Newton, NC 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 Newton, NC. 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 Newton, NC averages 37% higher than the rest of North Carolina while the rate of crime on a national scale is 48% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Newton, NC is 15% higher than the average rate of crime in North Carolina and 7% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 40% higher than the remainder of the state of North Carolina and 54% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Newton, NC area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newton is 48% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.62 daily crimes that occur in Newton.
  • Newton is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newton you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newton has increased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Newton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Newton, NC is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for North Carolina and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Newton, NC are 1.37 times more than the North Carolina average and 1.48 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Newton, NC are 1.15 times more than than North Carolina and 1.07 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Newton, NC are 1.40 times more than than North Carolina and 1.54 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Newton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Newton, NC compared to every other city in North Carolina as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Newton, NC ranks safer than 42% of every city located within North Carolina along with 22% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Carolina and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Newton, NC. As a result, Newton, NC is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newton is 1 in 251
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newton is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newton is 1 in 24
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Newton, NC? 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 Newton, NC, you have a 1 in 251 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 27. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Newton, NC is 1 in 24.

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

A good indicator of whether Newton, NC 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 Newton, NC has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Newton, NC has increased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Newton, NC has increased by 11% year over year.

Newton police department

ItemNewtonNorth CarolinaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4314,511556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.34.83.3
There are a total of 43 Newton police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.2% less than the North Carolina average and 0.6% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Carolina

StateTotal offendersNorth Carolina /100KNational /100K
North Carolina21,070256222
There are a total of 21,070 sex offenders in North Carolina. This yields a total of 256 sex offenders in North Carolina per 100,000 residents which is 15% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westport, NC3,79466524590
Northlakes, NC1,42392729821
Denver, NC1,837109866975
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC7,3311138941,007
Connelly Springs, NC1,6431701,3481,518
Newton, NC12,9984003,8424,242

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Justice, IL13,0011239741,096
Fostoria, OH13,00399655754
St. Ann, MO12,9886261,9472,573
Minden, LA12,9881572,4102,567
Huron, SD12,9825192,3602,878
Newton, NC12,9984003,8424,242
Source: The Newton, NC 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.