Reported Annual Crime In Newark

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,866 (estimate)2,7572,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNewark/100k peopleMaryland/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a29.240.4
Robberyn/an/an/a171.0102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a263.8248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)662 (estimate)472386
Burglaryn/an/an/a410.4468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,677.41,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a196.7236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,204 (estimate)2,2852,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newark is 36% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.59 daily crimes that occur in Newark.
  • Newark is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Newark you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Newark has decreased by 1%.

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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 152
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newark is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Newark is 1 in 26

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

Newark police department

ItemNewarkMarylandNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,343558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.33.3

Sex offenders in Maryland

StateTotal offendersMaryland /100KNational /100K
Maryland8,157149222
There are a total of 8,157 sex offenders in Maryland. This yields a total of 149 sex offenders in Maryland per 100,000 residents which is 33% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ocean Pines, MD11,6761568681,024
Pittsville, MD1,3352401,1621,403
Willards, MD9222441,1811,425
Snow Hill, MD2,2082801,3551,635
West Ocean City, MD4,1993021,4631,765
Berlin, MD4,5383801,8392,219
Bishopville, MD7495272,5503,077
Newark, MD2816623,2043,866

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bruni, TX2815373,4143,950
Bryant, IN2816123,9144,527
Lupton, MI2816652,7653,430
Thornhill, KY28194885978
Woden, IA2814142,9643,378
Newark, MD2816623,2043,866
Source: The Newark, MD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.