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Total crime 110%
Violent crime 124%
Property crime 107%
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 peopleMissouri/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,927 (estimate)3,0742,346
Murdern/an/an/a11.86.5
Rapen/an/an/a43.338.4
Robberyn/an/an/a74.473.9
Assaultn/an/an/a413.3279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)870 (estimate)543388
Burglaryn/an/an/a378.8314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,759.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a393.2246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,057 (estimate)2,5311,958

Key findings

  • Newark crime rates are 110% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Newark are 124% higher than the national average
  • In Newark you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Newark is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Newark has decreased by 2%

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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 115
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Newark is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Newark is 1 in 21

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

      Newark police department

      ItemNewarkMissouriNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,115558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.73.3

      Sex offenders in Missouri

      StateTotal offendersMissouri /100KNational /100K
      Missouri19,657344266
      There are a total of 19,657 sex offenders in Missouri. This yields a total of 344 sex offenders in Missouri per 100,000 residents which is 29% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edina, MO1,26690540630
      Monticello, MO1365912,7563,348
      Ewing, MO3386993,2563,955
      Leonard, MO607063,2903,995
      Shelbyville, MO5447153,3354,050
      Lewistown, MO5187733,6054,378
      Bethel, MO1008213,8254,645
      Newark, MO938704,0574,927

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hansell, IA933912,1852,576
      Admire, KS936493,3594,009
      Newburg borough (Clearfield County), PA936092,5693,178
      Mount Union, IA934422,4682,909
      Fort Ransom, ND934132,6673,080
      Newark, MO938704,0574,927
      Source: The Newark, MO 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.