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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 70%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)807 (estimate)2,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a46.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a111.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a239.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)139 (estimate)404381
Burglaryn/an/an/a306.7376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a153.8228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)667 (estimate)1,9332,200

Key findings

  • Newark crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newark are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Newark you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newark is safer than 74% 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 717
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newark is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newark is 1 in 124

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

      Newark police department

      ItemNewarkIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sandwich, IL7,49195122217
      Leland, IL8440217217
      Somonauk, IL2,10653266319
      Plano, IL11,92977616693
      Oswego, IL33,24548840888
      Yorkville, IL18,436911,0131,104
      Sheridan, IL2,5432281,0891,317
      Newark, IL1,139139667807

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Spring Glen, UT1,13982841923
      West Yellowstone, MT1,1392901,8852,175
      Lakewood Club, MI1,139212779991
      Coffeeville, MS1,1391061,0861,192
      Big Rock, IL1,139124592716
      Newark, IL1,139139667807
      Source: The Newark, IL 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.