Reported Annual Crime In Newtown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewtown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime19n/a (estimate)8552,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewtown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a45.033.638.6
Robbery1n/a45.0101.6101.9
Assault1n/a45.0174.8237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)135315373
Burglary0n/a0.0309.8491.4
Theft16n/a720.11,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.094.8220.2
Property crime16n/a (estimate)7201,8132,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newtown is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.34 daily crimes that occur in Newtown.
  • Newtown is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newtown you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newtown has decreased by 27%.

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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 741
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newtown is 1 in 139
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newtown is 1 in 117

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

Newtown police department

ItemNewtownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)514,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.21.83.3
There are a total of 5 Newtown police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.3% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 32.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pennington, NJ2,58839233271
Langhorne, PA1,50344254299
Woodside, PA2,71449284334
New Hope, PA2,52649284334
Newtown Grant, PA3,76460345405
Newtown, PA2,240135720855

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Liverpool, NY2,240187791978
Madison, NC2,2401711,3521,522
Summerset, SD2,2400456456
Creston, OH2,2391351,1921,327
Experiment, GA2,2412131,7011,914
Newtown, PA2,240135720855
Source: The Newtown, PA 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.