Reported Annual Crime In Newtown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewtown/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime162n/a (estimate)5732,0312,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewtown/100k peopleConnecticut/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.34.9
Rape5n/a17.721.538.6
Robbery1n/a3.580.5101.9
Assault6n/a21.2113.1237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)42219373
Burglary35n/a123.7280.0491.4
Theft108n/a381.71,355.51,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a24.7176.5220.2
Property crime150n/a (estimate)5301,8122,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newtown is 80% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.57 daily crimes that occur in Newtown.
  • Newtown is safer than 91% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newtown you have a 1 in 175 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newtown has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Newtown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newtown is 1 in 2358
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newtown is 1 in 189
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newtown is 1 in 175

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

Newtown police department

ItemNewtownConnecticutNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)505,593556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 50 Newtown police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.1% less than the Connecticut average and 45.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Connecticut

StateTotal offendersConnecticut /100KNational /100K
Connecticut5,691171222
There are a total of 5,691 sex offenders in Connecticut. This yields a total of 171 sex offenders in Connecticut per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Georgetown, CT1,81931254285
Ridgefield, CT7,5998414422
Peach Lake, NY1,66592387478
Woodbury Center, CT1,42171590661
Pawling, NY2,297149628776
Newtown, CT2,02742530573

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Plain, NY2,0272259481,173
Kingsbury, NV2,027109419528
Jamestown, KY2,02755549604
Muhlenberg Park, PA2,028123708832
Piketon, OH2,0281541,3651,519
Newtown, CT2,02742530573
Source: The Newtown, CT 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.