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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 45%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,358 (estimate)3,2852,346
Murdern/an/an/a10.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a73.538.4
Robberyn/an/an/a52.073.9
Assaultn/an/an/a535.8279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)278 (estimate)672388
Burglaryn/an/an/a523.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a261.8246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,080 (estimate)2,6131,958

Key findings

  • Newark crime rates are 42% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newark are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Newark you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newark is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newark has decreased by 5%

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      Daily Crime In Newark (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newark

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newark is 1 in 360
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newark is 1 in 93
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newark is 1 in 74

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

      Newark police department

      ItemNewarkArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Diaz, AR1,407334418753
      Southside, AR2,5193101,2071,518
      Batesville, AR10,5793202,3402,660
      Moorefield, AR1885452,1182,663
      Tuckerman, AR2,0883613,0073,367
      Pleasant Plains, AR2778663,3674,233
      Campbell Station, AR2498783,4134,291
      Newark, AR1,2762781,0801,358

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clarksville, IA1,276135755890
      The Pinehills, MA1,27543148191
      Clinton, KY1,277404323727
      Boonville, NC1,2751799491,127
      Lewiston, MI1,275221629850
      Newark, AR1,2762781,0801,358
      Source: The Newark, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.