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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 64%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Castle/100k peopleColorado/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)1,0283,0692,580
Murder1n/a20.63.75.0
Rape3n/a61.771.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.066.786.2
Assault7n/a143.9255.4246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)226397381
Burglary2n/a41.1375.2376.0
Theft33n/a678.61,915.91,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a82.3380.5228.9
Property crime39n/a (estimate)8022,6722,200

Key findings

  • New Castle crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in New Castle are 41% lower than the national average
  • In New Castle you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • New Castle is safer than 60% 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 2.98 times less than the Colorado average and 2.51 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in New Castle are 1.76 times less than the Colorado average and 1.68 times less than the national average. For property crime, New Castle has a daily crime rate that is 3.33 times less than the Colorado average and 2.74 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 62% of other cities in the state of Colorado. In addition, New Castle is safer than 60% 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 443
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Castle is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of crime in New Castle is 1 in 98
      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 443 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 125. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 98 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 increased by 117%, while the property crime rate in New Castle has decreased by 18% 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, CO2,996959811,076
      Rifle, CO9,4884122,3792,791
      Chacra, CO5453672,4702,837
      Glenwood Springs, CO9,8063494,7205,069
      New Castle, CO4,6102268021,028

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winnfield, LA4,6101,6684,6856,353
      Eldon, MO4,6113452,1592,504
      Westlake, LA4,6114232,5773,001
      Ward, AR4,6087012,0082,709
      Pittsburg, TX4,6084711,9282,399
      New Castle, CO4,6102268021,028
      Source: The New Castle, CO crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.