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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Castle/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)9812,9722,489
Murder0n/a0.03.85.0
Rape0n/a0.067.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.063.681.6
Assault4n/a78.5246.3250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)79381379
Burglary5n/a98.1348.4340.5
Theft39n/a765.51,858.31,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a39.3384.0219.9
Property crime46n/a (estimate)9032,5912,110

Key findings

  • New Castle crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Castle are 79% lower than the national average
  • In New Castle you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Castle is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in New Castle has decreased by 5%

New Castle crime map

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The New Castle crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in New Castle as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The New Castle crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In New Castle (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in New Castle, per 100,000 residents. In New Castle, the total number of daily crimes is 3.03 times less than the Colorado average and 2.54 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in New Castle are 4.85 times less than the Colorado average and 4.83 times less than the national average. For property crime, New Castle has a daily crime rate that is 2.87 times less than the Colorado average and 2.34 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is New Castle (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Colorado and all other cities across the US, is New Castle safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that New Castle is safer than 79% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, New Castle is safer than 78% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Colorado and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than New Castle. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that New Castle is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Castle

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Castle is 1 in 1274
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Castle is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Castle is 1 in 102
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in New Castle, Colorado? If you reside in New Castle, then there is a 1 in 1274 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 111. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 102 risk that you will become a victim of crime in New Castle.

      Year Over Year Crime In New Castle (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in New Castle, CO is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in New Castle has decreased by 65%, while the property crime rate in New Castle has increased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, New Castle has decreased by 5% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      New Castle police department

      ItemNew CastleColoradoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)99,049558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.09.63.3
      There are a total of 9 New Castle police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 79.4% less than the Colorado average and 39.4% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Colorado

      StateTotal offendersColorado /100KNational /100K
      Colorado11,204251266
      There are a total of 11,204 sex offenders in Colorado. This yields a total of 251 sex offenders in Colorado per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Silt, CO2,996311622933
      Rifle, CO9,4883882,2592,648
      Chacra, CO5453522,3952,747
      Glenwood Springs, CO9,8062694,6774,947
      New Castle, CO4,61079903981

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winnfield, LA4,6105573,0183,576
      Eldon, MO4,6113012,4312,732
      Westlake, LA4,611602,5012,561
      Ward, AR4,6081,1731,8893,062
      Pittsburg, TX4,6084241,3561,780
      New Castle, CO4,61079903981
      Source: The New Castle, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.