Reported Annual Crime In Newark

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,586n/a (estimate)3,4212,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.24.65.3
Rape15n/a32.437.241.7
Robbery48n/a103.5143.298.0
Assault24n/a51.8264.2248.9
Violent crime88n/a (estimate)190449383
Burglary201n/a433.6446.9430.4
Theft1,041n/a2,245.51,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft256n/a552.2425.9237.4
Property crime1,498n/a (estimate)3,2312,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Newark, CA. All reported Newark, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Newark, CA overall crime rate is 16% higher than in comparison to the California average; and is also 25% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Newark, CA, the rate is 58% lower than compared to the California average, and 50% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Newark, CA comes in at 29% higher than to the average seen in California, and 37% higher than the overall national average.
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The Newark crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Newark as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Newark crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newark is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.37 daily crimes that occur in Newark.
  • Newark is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newark you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newark has increased by 22%.

Compare Newark, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Newark (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Newark, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Newark, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.16 times more than the California average and 1.25 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Newark, CA is 2.37 times less than the California average, and it is 2.02 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Newark, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.29 times more than the California average and 1.37 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Newark (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Newark, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Newark, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Newark, CA is 48% safer than other cities of California and 37% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Newark, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Newark, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Newark

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Newark is 1 in 527
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newark is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newark is 1 in 30
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Newark, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Newark, CA, then there is a 1 in 527 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Newark, CA.

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

Determining whether Newark, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Newark, CA has decreased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 25% year over year. Total crimes for Newark, CA has increased by 22% in the same time frame.

Newark police department

ItemNewarkCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7151,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
There are a total of 71 Newark police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.9% less than the California average and 49.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ladera, CA1,51463350413
Sunol, CA1,00463350413
West Menlo Park, CA3,83086476561
Loyola, CA3,42586476561
Los Altos Hills, CA8,37623688711
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716117649765
Portola Valley, CA4,550117649765
Newark, CA44,6771903,2313,421

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Ridge, VA44,6851801,5521,732
Everett, MA44,6363331,4031,736
Strongsville, OH44,622401,9041,944
Titusville, FL44,7466233,5134,136
West Lafayette, IN44,5431051,0011,107
Newark, CA44,6771903,2313,421
Source: The Newark, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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